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.
09:55 Trump’s agenda on the line in hard-fought Georgia House race32
23:34 Trump joins the effort to pass a health-care bill, but another GOP senator is opposed29
02:31 In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience34
16:57 Georgia race provides a wake-up call for both Democrats and Republicans40