How The Republicans Paved The Way For Donald Trump, Explained In 2 Minutes

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Donald Trump dominated on Super Tuesday, and his poll numbers are at an all-time high. He won 7 states last night and has 315 delegates overall race, holding a dominating lead of Cruz and Rubio.

As Trump emerges as the Republican nominee, a group of Republicans is working furiously to take him down. They fear his volatility and rhetoric will cost their party the White House — and possibly a lot more. But the people who are desperate to take him down — Ted Cruz, Mitt Romney and the Republican establishment — are the same people who built him up.

Here’s the story of how they did it, in two minutes: