Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz speaks at the California Republican Party 2016 Convention in Burlingame, Calif., on April 30, 2016.
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May 1, 2016 3:50 PM EDT

Despite his relentless attacks against the Republican front-runner, Sen. Ted Cruz refused to say he will not support Donald Trump if he becomes the Republican nominee.

In an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press”, Cruz was asked multiple times if his opposition to Trump meant he could not support him in a general election, yet each time, he declined to answer.

“What I’m going to do is beat him,” Cruz asserted.

According to the Texas senator, the stakes of this election couldn’t be higher. “If we lose this, we lose our country. We lose the Supreme Court for a generation, religious liberty is taken away, our kids are bankrupted,” he said…

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