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Cruz declares himself the anti-Trump alternative

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 00:58

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz tells the CBS News program Face the Nation he's in the best position to defeat Trump, and win the White House for his party. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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Broadcasters: NO ACCESS Digital: DIGITAL USE ONLY, NO BROADCAST USE WORLDWIDE, NO ACCESS AUSTRALIA BROADCASTER WEBSITES. NO ACCESS ABC AMERICA, FOX, UNIVISION, TELEMUNDO, BBC AMERICA, NBC, OR THEIR DIGITAL/MOBILE PLATFORMS.**~ ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Texas Senator Ted Cruz told the CBS news program, "Face the Nation," on Sunday that he is the only Republican who can defeat rival Donald Trump in the Republican primary and the only Republican who can defeat Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the general election. With 73 percent of South Carolina precincts reporting, Trump had 33.1 percent of Saturday's vote, followed by Senator Marco Rubio with 22.3 percent and Cruz with 21.7 percent. Cruz said much of his support came from younger voters, a continuation of a trend his campaign also saw in Iowa and New Hampshire.

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Cruz declares himself the anti-Trump alternative

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 00:58