Loads of Republicans are abandoning Donald Trump in the days after footage leaked of him boasting that he could get away with grabbing women by their private parts.
Ted Cruz is not on that list.
The Texas Republican stood by Trump on Monday, telling a Texas TV station that Hillary Clinton is far worse. Via Politico:
“I am supporting the Republican nominee because I think Hillary Clinton is an absolute disaster. Now my differences with Donald, I have articulated at great length during the campaign. And I tried all my might,” Cruz told Maggan Rennels of Channel 6. “It was an amazing journey.”
Rennels followed up by asking Cruz about whether he’d run for president again. Cruz didn’t rule it out: “We’ll see what the future holds.”
Cruz is facing a tougher-than-expected re-election bid in 2018, in a state with an outsized share of Republican talent.
But for now, at least, he’s right by The Donald’s side:
Watch the video below: