Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzSenate GOP: National museum should include Clarence Thomas Senate GOP to Obama: Stop issuing new rules Week ahead: AT&T-Time Warner merger under scrutiny MORE (Texas) said on Sunday that Republican White House hopefuls will have to come together to beat front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpPoll: Voters think Trump tweets too much Pence: Flynn's son has 'no involvement' in transition process Pence: More names 'may well be added' to secretary of State list MORE while maintaining that he's the only candidate capable of winning the GOP nomination.
"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 FranksGOP braces for Trump’s T infrastructure push Trump backers lack Ryan alternative Speaker Ryan tries new Trump strategy: Ignore him 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.”