With less than two weeks before the all-important New York Primary, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has announced he is supporting Donald Trump!
Both Trump and Cruz have sought Giuliani’s endorsement over the last several weeks, but given that Cruz has virtually no shot of winning the nomination, Giuliani thought supporting Trump made the most sense!
Rudy Giuliani is voting for Donald Trump.
The former mayor of New York City stopped short of an outright official endorsement, but he told the New York Post on Thursday that the billionaire has his vote.
“I support Trump. I’m gonna vote for Trump,” Giuliani said, according to the report.
Giuliani, who sought the Republican nomination in 2008, told the Post he has high expectations for Trump’s performance in his home-state primary on April 19.
“It’s a question of how much he gets over 50 percent. If he wins 70 to 80 delegates, Donald has a good shot of securing the 1,237 delegates to secure the nomination before the convention,” he said, adding that he had met with Ted Cruz months ago before his comments about “New York values.”
While acknowledging that Cruz was “attacking liberal Democratic values,” Giuliani said “[t]here was a better way to say it.”
Oddly enough, Giuliani’s support for Trump came just days after he met with Cruz, which suggests the meeting did not go as well as the Texas Senator would have hoped!
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