Cruz: ‘I Will Support the Republican Nominee’ But I Intend the Nominee To Be Me

‘Just for the record, even though you think all of that about Donald Trump, you still would support him for the presidency if he gets the nomination?’

CRUZ: "Listen, if Donald becomes president, who the heck knows what he would do? Even Donald doesn’t know what he would do. And I think the challenges facing this country, they’re too grave to roll the dice and risk losing the Supreme Court for a generation, risk yet more economic stagnation, and risk, on foreign policy, allowing radical Islamic terrorism to continue to rise and threaten America."
TAPPER: "But, just for the record, even though you think all of that about Donald Trump, you still would support him for the presidency if he gets the nomination?"
CRUZ: "I — I will support the Republican nominee, but I’m working very hard, and I intend for that Republican nominee to be me."

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