Endorsements for Lyin' Ted

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Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpNorth Carolina Senate passes trio of election measures 14 Republicans vote against making Juneteenth a federal holiday Border state governors rebel against Biden's immigration chaos MORE is using quotes from people who have endorsed rival Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzCourt fines baker 0 for refusing to make gender transition cake Overnight Defense: Top admiral shoots back at criticism of 'woke' military | Military guns go missing | New White House strategy to battle domestic extremism Top admiral shoots back at criticism of 'woke' military: 'We are not weak' MORE in a video attacking the Texas senator.

The video, posted on Instagram, highlights quotes Cruz's former rivals for the GOP nomination made before they dropped out and endorsed him.


It starts with an interview with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who ended his campaign last month and endorsed Cruz earlier this week.

"Have a little bit of self-restraint," Bush says when asked what his message is for Cruz.

The clip is from an October 2013 interview with Bush regarding ObamaCare.

Businesswoman Carly Fiorina, who also endorsed Cruz after suspending her campaign, was quoted from a CNN interview.

"Cruz is just like any other politician," she said at the time. "He says whatever he needs to say to get elected."

The video then skips to Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamOn The Money: Yellen, Powell brush off inflation fears | Fed keeps rates steady, upgrades growth projections Democrats shift tone on unemployment benefits Bipartisan infrastructure group grows to 20 senators MORE (R-S.C.).

"Ted Cruz is not my favorite by any means," he says.

Graham said earlier Thursday that Ohio Gov. John Kasich is the best Republican presidential candidate but can't win the nomination. He has made many harsh comments about Cruz in the past but said he was the best alternative to beat Trump.

The video ends with by displaying the words "With friends like these, who needs enemies?"