Ted Cruz Throws Support to Donald Trump's Campaign at Last

Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, Donald Trump's primary competitor in the Republican race for nomination early this year, declared his support for the candidate, ending a prolonged and bitter rivalry.

Cruz told a packed house at the festival UT's Hogg Memorial Auditorium that his views best align with Trump and he'll be doing anything that he can to make sure that Hillary Clinton doesn't make it to the White House. ". A year ago, I pledged to endorse the Republican nominee, and I am honoring that commitment".

"Even though I have had areas of significant disagreement with our nominee, by any measure Hillary Clinton is wholly unacceptable", wrote Cruz.

Ted Cruz may have finally endorsed Donald Trump last week, but the Tea Party senator from Texas apparently still has some doubts about whether the GOP nominee is fit to be president.

Cruz said that for some time he had been seeking greater specificity on Trump's views toward filling the opening on the court, which is now deadlocked between four right-leaning and four left-leaning jurists.

Trump said in a statement that he was "honored" to have Cruz's endorsement: "I am greatly honored by the endorsement of Senator Cruz".

Trump accepted Cruz's support, describing it as an "endorsement" in a statement. He had refused to endorse Mr. Trump at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in July On his part, Mr. Trump had said he does not need Mr. Cruz's endorsement.

The Cruz decision is expected to help bolster Trump's campaign by rallying conservative Republican voters.

The NeverTrump crowd seems even more unhappy with Cruz than the Post.

Trump and Cruz repeatedly clashed during the primary campaign both on and off the debate stage.

Cruz tried to argue that this election is a binary choice, and that Hillary Clinton has simply proven herself unfit to be president. Cruz accused Trump of verbally attacking his wife, Heidi, and his father, Rafael.

"This is all the information you had in Cleveland", Beck said, unsatisfied by Cruz's answers.

Trump's naming of Cruz ally, Utah Sen. And Donald Trump is the only thing standing in her way. "The Trump campaign put out a list of potential Supreme Court nominees and I think, to me, critically committed that the only nominees he would consider for the court were on that list".

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