Cruz: GOP needs to ‘come together’ to beat Trump
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Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzBig Pharma must address high drug prices A guide to the committees: Senate Trump wants to cut red tape? He should start with the CFPB. MORE (Texas) said on Sunday that Republican White House hopefuls will have to come together to beat front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpSenate Dem wants to work with Trump on infrastructure Scarborough: Trump's first month makes it harder to call him 'Mr. President' President Trump an anti-Semite? Talk about #FakeNews MORE while maintaining that he's the only candidate capable of winning the GOP nomination.

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Cruz was asked on ABC's "This Week" to respond to Republicans who are calling for him to join Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioA guide to the committees: Senate Schumer: GOP will break from Trump within months GOP loses top Senate contenders MORE (Fla.) on a joint ticket.

"Well, listen, I agree with the sentiment that to beat Donald Trump, we've got to come together," Cruz said on Sunday morning.

"What Donald wants is all of us who are convinced Donald is not the right nominee to be divided, to be splintered. And looking at this race, only one candidate has beaten Donald Trump."

Cruz said no candidate in modern elections has gotten the nomination without winning in one of the three first states where ballots are cast.

"And if you look at Super Tuesday, we're the only campaign in a position to beat Donald on Super Tuesday," he added.

Rep. Trent FranksTrent FranksA guide to the committees: House Flynn puts FBI director back in spotlight Rift in GOP threatens ObamaCare repeal MORE (R-Ariz.) said in a letter last week that the two senators can "unite and win together" or remain apart and fail. He wrote that he's pushing for the senators to unite "for the sake of our country, the conservative cause, and future generations."

Cruz urged voters to get out on Super Tuesday and vote for him.

"There are a lot of good people in this race who I like and respect, but I would encourage you to stand with us," he said, "because the only way to beat Donald is for us to stand together on Super Tuesday.”