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Cruz: I’m ‘Only Campaign That Can Beat Donald Trump’; Super Tuesday ‘Most Important Night’ of Campaign


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Republican presidential candidate Texas Senator Ted Cruz stated that he’s “the only campaign that can beat Donald Trump” and Super Tuesday is “the most important night of this campaign” after the Nevada Republican caucuses on Tuesday.

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Cruz said, “The role of the first four primaries historically has been to narrow the field. And we have seen the first four states do exactly that, narrow the field. Now, at this point, we’ve had four primaries, history teaches us, that nobody has ever won the nomination, without winning one of the first three primaries. And there are only two people who have won one of the first three primaries, Donald Trump and us. And the undeniable reality that the first four states have shown, is that the only campaign that has beaten Donald Trump, and the only campaign that can beat Donald Trump, is this campaign. If you are one of the 65% of Republicans across this country who doesn’t think Donald is the best candidate to go head-to-head with Hillary, who believes we do better in elections when we actually nominate a conservative, then the first states have performed a vital function of narrowing this race, and presenting a clear choice. You can choose between two Washington dealmakers, or one proven, consistent conservative.”

He added that Super Tuesday would be “the most important night of this campaign.”

Cruz then touted his positions and record on illegal immigration, Obamacare, abortion, marriage, religious liberty, the 2nd Amendment, Israel, the Iranian nuclear deal, and fighting ISIS.

He further said, “If you want more Washington deals, if you want more corporate welfare, if you want more cronyism, if you want more debt, if you want fewer jobs, if you want lower wages, you got two candidates to choose from, in this field. On the other hand, if you want a president that says no to the bipartisan corruption in Washington, that stands up to the lobbyists and special interests, that stands up to the debt, that says we will not bankrupt our kids and grandkids, we will bring back millions of high-paying jobs, we will see wages going up, we will make young people coming out of school have three, four, five job offers, and we will ensure that our kids and grandkids have a brighter tomorrow, a greater future, a more bountiful America. That’s what this choice is about.”

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