GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC on Monday, March 14, 2016. As Donald Trump keeps winning primaries and delegates, prominent Republicans in the Carolinas who had put their hopes on one or more of his rivals are now torn.
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC on Monday, March 14, 2016. As Donald Trump keeps winning primaries and delegates, prominent Republicans in the Carolinas who had put their hopes on one or more of his rivals are now torn. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC on Monday, March 14, 2016. As Donald Trump keeps winning primaries and delegates, prominent Republicans in the Carolinas who had put their hopes on one or more of his rivals are now torn. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

Prominent Republicans in Carolinas torn as Trump nomination becomes more likely

May 02, 2016 4:55 AM