The State of Republican Despair in Two Tweets

Lindsey Graham loathes Ted Cruz. Now he says the GOP might have to rally around him.

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Last week, while the GOP candidates battled it out on a debate stage, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-N.C.) cracked a joke about how widely disliked Sen. Ted Cruz is in Washington:

By Tuesday night, as Trump won a string of victories and continued his march to nomination, Graham suggested his partymates might have to suck it up and back Cruz, whether they liked it or not:

Here’s the full video of Graham eating his words on Cruz:

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