Glenn Beck: I was wrong about Ted Cruz

Glenn Beck says he may have misjudged Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzLawmakers spar over surveillance flight treaty with Russia Senators voice support for Iran protesters but stop short of taking action Prisons chief: FBI investigating whether 'criminal enterprise' played role in Epstein death MORE (R-Texas).

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“For the very first time I heard Ted Cruz calculate,” Beck said about his interview with the Texas senator, where Cruz addressed his decision to endorse Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDem senator says Zelensky was 'feeling the pressure' to probe Bidens 2020 Dems slam Trump decision on West Bank settlements Trump calls latest impeachment hearings 'a great day for Republicans' MOREaccording to Business Insider.

“And when that happened, the whole thing fell apart for me. And it’s my fault. It’s my fault for believing men can actually be George Washington. It’s my fault.”

Beck, who was a Cruz supporter before the senator ended his presidential bid, said he should have considered supporting Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioSenate passes legislation supporting Hong Kong protesters Senators voice support for Iran protesters but stop short of taking action McConnell urges Trump to voice support for Hong Kong protesters MORE (R-Fla.) instead.

“I should have said, ‘You know who can win? You know who can beat Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocrats ask judge for quick ruling on McGahn subpoena Hillary Clinton: 'Every day Stephen Miller remains in the White House is an emergency' The Memo: Centrists change tone of Democratic race MORE? Marco Rubio,'" Beck said.

"'I may disagree with him on the Gang of Eight [immigration bill], but there’s about 80 percent that I do agree with him on, and he’s kind of a politician, but he’s a different kind of politician. He's a Hispanic, he can win — let's go for it.’”

Beck said that for Cruz to "become the politician is disappointing."

"Really disappointing," Beck said.

"He’s still a good man, he’s just a politician first.”

Cruz last week endorsed Trump for president, a stunning reversal after he refused for months to back the GOP nominee.

In a Facebook post he put up on Friday, he called Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton "unfit" to be president and said Trump was "the only thing standing in her way."

Beck interviewed Cruz on Monday, asking him to explain his endorsement of a candidate he once called a "sociopathic liar."

“What I said is this is a binary choice,” Cruz said during the interview.

“I wish it were not a binary choice. As you know, I tried very, very hard, as did you, to prevent it from being a binary choice between Hillary and Donald Trump.”

Beck said the interview frustrated him.

"The interview pissed me off," he said. "That was so calculated that it was stunning to me."

Last week, Beck said Cruz backing Trump was "profoundly sad."

"Disappointment does not begin to describe," Beck wrote in a Facebook post.