From Washington Examiner
Conservative leaders and pundits who backed Ted Cruz in the primary or have long opposed Donald Trump were crestfallen to learn on Friday that the Texas senator now plans to vote for his party’s presidential nominee on Nov. 8.
Until Friday, Cruz had stubbornly withheld his endorsement of Trump for months, going so far as to encourage Republicans to vote their conscience during his prime-time speech at the GOP convention in July.
The ex-White House hopeful, who became Trump’s toughest opponent and critic in the primary, had earned the respect of conservative personalities like Glenn Beck and talk-radio host Dana Loesch for standing alone while other conservative politicians, who had spent months ridiculing Trump, slowly lined up behind him.
That all changed on Friday, when Cruz announced that, after “many months of careful consideration, of prayer and searching [his] own conscience,” he would cast his ballot for Trump.
Here’s how Beck, Loesch and dozens of other conservatives reacted:
Beck, head of the conservative website the Blaze, took to Facebook to express his profound “disappointment.”
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