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Cruz Extends Olive Branch to ‘Terrific’ Trump

Ted Cruz took to Twitter on Friday to break up rumors that he was at war with Donald Trump.

Cruz extended an olive branch and called for unity between the two candidates.

“The Establishment’s only hope: Trump & me in a cage match,” Cruz tweeted. “Sorry to disappoint – [Donald Trump] is terrific. #DealWithIt.”

“Who am I comfortable having their finger on the button? Now that’s a question of strength, but it’s also a question of judgment. And I think that is a question that is a challenging question for both of them,” Cruz said, speaking of Trump and fellow primary candidate Ben Carson.

The Hill reports:

Cruz denied the report in a statement on Thursday, but did not dispute the quote or explain how his remarks were taken out of context.

Trump chastised Cruz on Friday for not challenging him publicly.

“[Ted Cruz] should not make statements behind closed doors to his bosses, he should bring them out in the open,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “More fun that way!”

“Looks like [Ted Cruz] is getting ready to attack. I am leading by so much he must. I hope so, he will fall like all others. Will be easy!” he added.

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