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Cleveland - Gingrich Says Cruz Actually Endorsing Trump

Published on: July 20, 2016 10:40 PM
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 Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich speaks during the third day of the 2016 Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 20 July 2016. The four-day convention is expected to end with Donald Trump formally accepting the nomination of the Republican Party as their presidential candidate in the 2016 election.  EPA/TANNEN MAURY Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich speaks during the third day of the 2016 Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 20 July 2016. The four-day convention is expected to end with Donald Trump formally accepting the nomination of the Republican Party as their presidential candidate in the 2016 election.  EPA/TANNEN MAURY

Cleveland - Newt Gingrich is defending Ted Cruz’s decision not to endorse Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Cruz — a bitter Trump rival from the primaries — used his speech earlier Wednesday night at the party’s convention to suggest that people vote their “conscience for anyone who will uphold the Constitution.”

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Gingrich — a former House speaker who’s a Trump supporter — says Cruz’s advice actually amounts to an endorsement.

Gingrich says there’s only one candidate on the ballot in November who’ll uphold the Constitution — and that’s Trump, he says.

The convention hall booed Cruz after he finished his prime-time address — when he didn’t explicitly endorse Trump.



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 Jul 20, 2016 at 10:56 PM hashomer Says:

Cruz' crazy speech just turned off millions of conservative voters from voting GOP this November. The civil war continues on the right...

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 Jul 21, 2016 at 02:19 AM Texas_Joe Says:

Gingrich was not defending Cruz. He twisted Cruz's words to make an even bigger fool out of him.

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 Jul 21, 2016 at 03:22 AM Mark Levin Says:

Anyone who actually LISTENED to the content of the speech heard Cruz make a better case for Donald Trump them Donald Trump has EVER done!!!

So he didn't use the word "endorse," BIG DEAL!! Trump hasn't apologized either. So there!

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