Rubio, Cruz shook hands behind Trump's back at debate
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Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioTrump must send Russia powerful message through tougher actions McCain, Coons immigration bill sparks Trump backlash Taking a strong stance to protect election integrity MORE and Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzSasse statement: Trump nominee who spread conspiracy theories has a ‘tinfoil hat’ Coalition of 44 groups calls for passage of drug pricing bill For the sake of our democracy, politicians must stop bickering MORE tag teamed Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTillerson: Russia already looking to interfere in 2018 midterms Dems pick up deep-red legislative seat in Missouri Speier on Trump's desire for military parade: 'We have a Napoleon in the making' MORE on Thursday in the latest GOP presidential debate, and were spotted shaking hands behind the businessman's back during a commercial break.
 
CNN, which hosted the debate in Houston, shared images of the moment on Friday morning, showing Cruz and Rubio stepping away from their lecterns to shake hands while Trump and Ben Carson remained at their mics.
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Trump spent the night swatting away a continuous stream of attacks on his business record and campaign proposals led by Rubio, who mocked the real estate tycoon for repeating himself instead of providing more details on his healthcare proposal. 
 
Cruz also leveled a series of attacks at Trump, painting him as a liberal and going after an ongoing fraud lawsuit over his namesake university.