The celebration by Republican elites was instant, and so was the backlash on the far right.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, the youthful daughter of Indian immigrants, had delivered a sunny and inclusive Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address that stood as an unmistakable counter to her party’s two presidential front-runners.
15:52 Milo Yiannopoulos’s Trumpian rise shows how the GOP is stuck in opposition mode12
00:52 Conservatives welcome Trump with delight — and wariness22
16:56 Trump to CPAC: ‘Now you finally have a president, finally’16
16:09 House GOP plans to keep some Medicaid expansion — and steer money to states that never bought in9