Romney Secures Enough Delegates For Nomination

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(FOX) - Mitt Romney pretty easily crossed the finish line ensuring that at the republican convention this summer, he will become the republican nominee.

It was Texas who put Mitt Romney over the edge.  It was the last state he needed, and he wasn't even there to celebrate.

Instead, he was in Las Vegas.  Nevada is seen as a potential swing state, but he was also there for a fundraiser with billionaire Donald Trump, an event democrats have lampooned because of trump's continued doubts about the president's birth certificate, which was released by state officials in Hawaii.

Carney says: "We can revisit that, but I think the American people are pretty fed up with this kind of nonsense."

Trump, though, doubled down last night speaking with Greta Van Susteren.

Trump says: "I've always felt that there were a lot of holes in this whole situation."

Romney distanced himself from trump on that issue, but quoted a supporter who suggested birthplace requirements are only one part of the equation.

Romney says: "And he said, 'You know, I'd like to change the Constitution, I'm not sure I can do it,' he said.’But I'd like to have a provision in the Constitution that in addition to the age of the president, and the citizenship of the president, and the birth place of the president being set by the Constitution, I'd like it also to say that  the president has to spend at least three years working in business before he can become president of the United States."

And the results so far from Texas last night: Mitt Romney picked up 69 percent of the vote.  Ron Paul came in second with 12 percent.
In Washington, Doug Luzader, FOX News.