Trump Wins Florida, N. Carolina In Major Blow To Clinton: Networks

Trump wins Florida, N. Carolina in major blow to Clinton: networks

WASHINGTON, Nov 9, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 09th Nov, 2016 ) - Republican billionaire Donald Trump added key battleground states Florida and North Carolina to his haul of state wins in the race for the White House, US television networks projected -- dealing a crushing blow to rival Hillary Clinton.

Winning one or both of the southern US states was seen as critical to both candidates, but Trump needed Florida -- the Sunshine State -- to have a viable path to the magic number of 270 electoral college votes.