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Texas Elections 2018

The ‘sniveling coward’ and the ‘maniac’ are now allies, as Trump stumps for Cruz

President Donald Trump's rally for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in Houston on Monday is the culmination of a tempestuous, on-again-off-again relationship between the two men, as Cruz has morphed from a fierce critic to an ally who now speaks eagerly of working with President trump to deliver on “our promises.”

By Ashley Parker, The Washington Post
President Donald Trump speaks with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, before a meeting with families of the Santa Fe school shooting in Houston on May 31, 2018.

Texas Elections 2018

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz defeated Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke in the race for U.S. Senate. View full 2018 Texas election results or subscribe to The Brief for the latest election news.

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