Ted Cruz, once a bitter rival, endorses Donald Trump

US Senator Ted Cruz of Texas speaks on the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, OhioTwo months after his refusal to endorse Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy prompted outrage at the Republican National Convention, Senator Ted Cruz said Friday that he would vote for his former bitter primary rival. “After many months of careful consideration, of prayer and searching my own conscience, I have decided that on Election Day, I will vote for the Republican nominee, Donald Trump,” the Texas senator wrote in a statement posted on Facebook. Cruz’s move represents a dramatic turnaround after a primary campaign during which the two candidates traded increasingly personal insults.

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