When Cruz spoke at the Republican National Convention that summer, he didn’t endorse Trump.
Now, with Cruz firmly on Team Trump in an effort to obtain the president’s help in his reelection campaign, the old photo received new attention:
“Thanks for nicknaming me Lyin Ted and calling my wife ugly and saying my dad helped kill JFK, sir. Did I mention I’m tough as Texas?” pic.twitter.com/OH8EsRBfxN
— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) October 22, 2018
A man calls your wife ugly and accuses your father of murdering Kennedy, and then you invite him to campaign for you and bow before him. What a spineless weakling.
— Wiley Cash (@WileyCash) October 22, 2018