- Ted Cruz suspended his presidential campaign after Donald Trump won the Indiana primary
- Buck Sexton: It was all supposed to be a joke, they said. And yet here we are: Trump won.
Buck Sexton is a political commentator for CNN and host of "The Buck Sexton Show" on TheBlaze. He was previously a CIA counterterrorism analyst. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)Donald Trump did it. After months of speculation, and continuous, reflexive denial from the GOP establishment, the dominoes all fell quickly Tuesday night. Trump had a blowout win in Indiana, and soon thereafter Sen. Ted Cruz suspended his campaign. He's done. Technically, Gov. John Kasich is still in the race, but for those living in reality, it's all over: Trump is now effectively the GOP nominee.