Jeb Bush endorses Cruz for president

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Jeb Bush, a former Republican presidential candidate, speaks during a campaign event in Greenville, South Carolina. Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/Reuters

Jeb Bush, a former Republican presidential candidate, speaks during a campaign event in Greenville, South Carolina. Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/Reuters

WASHINGTON — Jeb Bush says he’s endorsing Ted Cruz for president.

Bush tweeted Wednesday that “Ted is a consistent, principled conservative who has shown he can unite the party.”

He added on his Facebook page that Republicans “must overcome the divisiveness and vulgarity Donald Trump has brought into the political arena” or risk losing to Hillary Clinton.

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