Former Calif. governor to endorse Cruz
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Former Calif. Gov. Pete Wilson will endorse Republican presidential hopeful Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzCruz calls out O'Rourke for supporting NFL players' anthem protests Beto O’Rourke: Term limits can help keep politicians from turning into a--holes Election Countdown: GOP worries House majority endangered by top of ticket | Dems make history in Tuesday's primaries | Parties fight for Puerto Rican vote in Florida | GOP lawmakers plan 'Freedom Tour' MORE, according to the Associated Press.

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Citing two unnamed GOP sources, the AP reported that Wilson will announce his support for the Texas senator at the state party convention on Saturday.

Cruz trails front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpWhite House counsel called Trump 'King Kong' behind his back: report Trump stays out of Arizona's ugly and costly GOP fight Trump claims he instructed White House counsel to cooperate with Mueller MORE by double digits in most California polls. The state holds its primary on June 7.