Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush endorses former rival Ted Cruz in bid to stop Trump

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush has endorsed former rival Ted Cruz for the Republican presidential nomination as he looks to keep Donald Trump from becoming the standard bearer for the US centre-right party in November presidential elections.

Trump wins, Bush quits in South Carolina; Clinton takes Nevada

Billionaire businessman Donald Trump won the Republican primary in the southern US state of South Carolina Saturday, vowing to pick up momentum as the field of candidates narrowed with former Florida governor Jeb Bush quitting the race.