Trump: Cruz now has the Lindsey Graham 'jinx'
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Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA MORE is brushing off news that Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamCongress punts fight over Dreamers to March Pence tours Rio Grande between US and Mexico GOP looks for Plan B after failure of immigration measures MORE (R-S.C.) is apparently backing his main rival for the nomination, Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzOvernight Health Care: Trump eases rules on insurance outside ObamaCare | HHS office on religious rights gets 300 complaints in a month | GOP chair eyes opioid bill vote by Memorial Day HHS official put on leave amid probe into social media posts Trump, Pence to address CPAC this week MORE (R-Texas).

Trump suggested Friday that Cruz was on the receiving end of a "jinx" after Graham, who endorsed Jeb Bush after ending his own campaign, signaled support for Cruz.

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"Lyin' Ted Cruz lost all five races on Tuesday-and he was just given the jinx - a Lindsey Graham endorsement. Also backed Jeb. Lindsey got 0!" Trump tweeted.

The businessman's remarks come a day after news emerged that Graham, a vocal opponent of Trump, would be hosting a fundraiser next week for Cruz.

Graham has long been critical of Cruz, and as recently as last month joked about the Texan being murdered on the Senate floor. But the South Carolina Republican has been outspoken about his desire to see Trump defeated.
 
Trump cited Graham's past insults of Cruz in a tweet later Friday. "No wonder nobody trusts politicians!" he said.
 
 
“I think Ted Cruz is a reliable Republican, strong on Israel, would repeal and replace ObamaCare, would be good on the Supreme Court,” Graham told reporters Thursday. 
 
“So we have many things in common, but we also have many differences.”
 
Graham appeared to come to terms with Republicans uniting behind Cruz as an alternative to Trump after the front-runner secured a string of victories early this month.
 
- Updated at 3:16 p.m.