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Cruz: ‘If You Don’t Believe Donald Trump Is the Best Nominee,’ Unite Behind Me


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Wednesday on the campaign trail at a press conference, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) urged the supporters of his opponents Gov. John Kasich and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) to unite with his candidacy because the current delegate count means he is the only one who can to beat Donald Trump.

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Cruz said, “Between Donald Trump and I We are the only two that have any path to getting to 1237 delegates. Head to head with Donald Trump we win. The polling yesterday showed we beat Donald head to head by 13 points. So if you don’t believe Donald Trump is the best nominee for Republicans, if you recognize 65, 70 percent of Republicans do, that Donald loses to Hillary in the general I would encourage Republicans, even if you are supporting another candidate to come and join Carly and the millions of conservatives coming together and unifying behind our campaign.”

He added, “If you don’t want to see Donald Trump as the nominee, if you don’t want to hand the general election on a silver platter to Hillary Clinton and the Democrats, I ask you to join us. If you were a Jeb or Marco supporter now, if you are a Kasich supporter, we welcome you to our team.”

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