Trump: I Handed Romney Nevada Landslide

The Donald tells 'Fox and Friends' he'll take credit for Mitt's victory
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 6, 2012 11:49 AM CST

Mitt Romney easily won in Nevada Saturday—a result he had also achieved in 2008, and a feat that the polls (and Newt Gingrich) predicted before Donald Trump endorsed Romney. But never mind all that, Trump is just going to take credit for the victory. "There was a lot riding on that particular race in Nevada and it was interesting, because the numbers were much, much greater than you thought," Trump said on Fox and Friends today. "And a lot of people are giving me credit for that. And I will accept that credit."

But sorry, Donald: Mediaite notes that a recent poll actually found that Trump's endorsement caused 41% of Nevada caucus-goers to view Romney more negatively. More from the Donald's interview in Mediaite's video below, including why he chose Romney over Gingrich and his thoughts on Iran. (More Donald Trump stories.)

Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.