By Jesse Byrnes
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Graham signaled his support for Cruz last week, when news emerged he would be hosting a fundraiser for him. This comes after harsh comments Graham made about his Senate colleague, including while running against the Texas senator in his own White house bid.
"I think he'd make a better president than Trump for damn sure, and I think he'd take the country in a new direction other than Clinton," Graham said.
Asked if Kasich would make a better president than Cruz, Graham said, "I think so."He called Trump a "con man" and blasted the GOP front-runner for his support of waterboarding in the wake of this week's terrorist attacks in Brussels.