Ted Cruz announced Friday that he is taking his own advice, and after an extended period of prayer and reflection, will, indeed cast his vote for Donald J. Trump on November 8.
The move fulfills his pledge to voters – and the Republican National Committee – and marks a major turning point in the unification of the Party heading into the final weeks of the campaign.
Senator Cruz wrote a lengthy statement detailing the reasons behind his decision:
Donald Trump responded:
I am greatly honored by the endorsement of Senator Cruz. We have fought the battle and he was a tough and brilliant opponent. I look forward to working with him for many years to come in order to make America great again.