Ted Cruz Finally Endorses Donald Trump

Trump insulted Cruz’s wife and repeatedly said Cruz’s father helped kill JFK.

2015-09-09-donald-trump-ted-cruz-rally-against-iran-nuclear-deal-reuters-640-668x501WASHINGTON ― Although he once called the man a sniveling coward and said he’d never support someone who insulted his family, Sen. Ted Cruz endorsed Donald Trump for president on Friday.

“After many months of careful consideration, of prayer and searching my own conscience,” Cruz wrote on his Facebook page, “I have decided that on Election Day, I will vote for the Republican nominee, Donald Trump.”

Trump dubbed the Texas senator “Lyin’ Ted” during the Republican primary contest, as the two fought fiercely for the GOP nomination. In a primetime speech at the Republican National Convention in July, Cruz pointedly refused to endorse Trump, urging the audience to “vote your conscience” and exiting to a chorus of boos.

The next morning, Trump insinuated that Cruz’s father had something to do with the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. There’s nothing to support the idea of a Cruz-Oswald connection, but Trump claimed “there was a picture on the front page of the National Enquirer that does have credibility.

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SOURCES: News Now/ The World Post Online

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.