Two years ago, they were bitter rivals on the debate stage – “Lyin’ Ted,” as Donald Trump called Senator Ted Cruz, and “pathological liar,” as Cruz blasted Mr. Trump.
Today, they’ll be on stage in Houston together as allies, as the president campaigns to help Cruz keep his Senate seat, the days of the GOP primaries for president seemingly well behind them. Cruz’s race against Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke is closer than Republicans would like it to be, and Mr. Trump can’t afford to lose any seats in the U.S. Senate that already lacks the number of Republicans he would like.
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