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Ted Cruz Endorses Trump Despite Bitter Rivalry

HeadlineSep 26, 2016

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has endorsed Donald Trump for president. Friday’s endorsement came despite a bitter primary season that saw the pair hurl invective at one another. During the campaign, Trump suggested Cruz’s wife was not as attractive as his own, and linked Ted Cruz’s father to the plot to assassinate President John F. Kennedy. Cruz previously called Trump a “pathological liar,” a “narcissist,” a “bully,” “utterly amoral” and someone who “lies practically every word that comes out of his mouth.” In July, Cruz was booed off the RNC stage after telling delegates to “vote your conscience” rather than voicing support for Trump. But on Friday, Cruz said prayer and careful consideration led him to an endorsement, citing Trump’s likely Supreme Court nominees.

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