Jeb Bush announces support for GOP candidate Ted Cruz

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Former presidential hopeful Jeb Bush announced his support for Senator Ted Cruz Wednesday.Related:Clinton, Trump trade wins with rivals in Western states

The former Florida governor issued a statement through his Facebook page.

Bush said, “Ted is a consistent, principled conservative who has demonstrated the ability to appeal to voters and win primary contests.”

Cruz recently won Utah over GOP candidates businessman Donald Trump and Governor John Kaisch.

However, Trump leads the GOP race with more delegates, 739. Cruz has 465.

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