Ted Cruz: I’m the Only Candidate Who Can Beat Donald Trump

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) declared following last night’s outcome in the South Carolina Republican presidential primary, he is the only one qualified to defeat party front-runner Donald Trump.

Cruz said, “It is now apparent the only campaign that can beat Donald Trump and that has beaten Donald Trump is our campaign. And although Donald has consistently managed to score numbers in the 20s and 30s, his unfavorables, an awful lot of Republicans are very concerned Donald Trump is not the right candidate to go head to head with Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders. As the field narrows, we’re seeing more and more people coming to us because we’re looking for a strong, proven constitutional conservative to stand up and present a clear contrast with the Democrats and win in November. We’ve got to win in November.”

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