Ted Cruz refused to endorse Donald Trump, but the Republican nominee said Friday he wouldn’t take the support even if the Texas senator offered.
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“If he gives it, I will not accept it,” Trump said at a news conference in Cleveland at the close of the Republican National Convention. “I don’t want his endorsement. Just, Ted, stay home, relax, enjoy yourself.”
Trump devoted a significant portion of Friday’s event, billed as a thank you to convention staff and organizers, to attacking his former primary rival. Trump said it was “dishonorable” of Cruz to abandon his pledge to support the Republican nominee.
Speaking at the RNC on Wednesday, Cruz had declined to endorse Trump, instead urging delegates to vote their “conscience.”
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