Well, you knew former Florida Governor Jeb Bush wasn’t going to endorse Donald Trump for President after the way “The Donald” ripped into him before dropping out of the 2016 GOP presidential primary race.
Jeb Bush, for what it’s worth, has endorsed Senator Ted Cruz for President.
Bush took a shot at Trump in his statement of support for Cruz.
“For the sake of our party and country, we must move to overcome the divisiveness and vulgarity Donald Trump has brought into the political arena, or we will certainly lose our chance to defeat the Democratic nominee and reverse President Obama’s failed policies.-Jeb Bush
Bush’s support for Senator Ted Cruz comes off Cruz’s primary election night victories in Idaho an Utah, bringing his delegate count to 465.
Cruz still trails Trump, who has garnered 739 delegates of the 1237 needed to clinch the Republican presidential nomination.
Here is Bush’s full endorsement of Cruz via press release:
“Today, I am endorsing Ted Cruz for President,” said Bush. “Ted is a consistent, principled conservative who has demonstrated the ability to appeal to voters and win primary contests. Washington is broken, and the only way Republicans can hope to win back the White House and put our nation on a better path is to support a nominee who can articulate how conservative policies will help people rise up and reach their full potential.”
Bush continued, “For the sake of our party and country, we must move to overcome the divisiveness and vulgarity Donald Trump has brought into the political arena, or we will certainly lose our chance to defeat the Democratic nominee and reverse President Obama’s failed policies. To win, Republicans need to make this election about proposing solutions to the many challenges we face, and I believe that we should vote for Ted as he will do just that.”
“I’m truly honored to earn Governor Jeb Bush’s support,” said Cruz. “Governor Bush was an extraordinary governor of Florida, and his record of job creation and education innovation left a lasting legacy for millions of Floridians. His endorsement today is further evidence that Republicans are continuing to unite behind our campaign to nominate a proven conservative to defeat Hillary Clinton in November, take back the White House, and ensure a freer and more prosperous America for future generations.”
more at Source: Jeb Bush Endorsed Ted Cruz
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