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Esme Cribb

Esme Cribb is a newswriter for TPM in New York City. She can be found on Twitter @emquiry and reached by email at esme@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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In July, he was heartily booed by Republican convention delegates for swiping a primetime speaking slot and conspicuously refusing to endorse Donald Trump.

In September, with Trump in a tight race with Hillary Clinton and rumblings of an emerging primary challenge to his own 2018 re-election, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) abandoned his principled stand against Trump and gave the GOP nominee his endorsement.

In a post on his Facebook page Friday afternoon, Cruz encouraged voters to cast their ballot for Trump in order to prevent a Clinton presidency, which he says would have "devastating results for our country."

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