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Cruz Says He Won't Back Trump 'Like A Servile Puppy Dog,' Also Won't Vote For Clinton05:51
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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, addresses the delegates during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, addresses the delegates during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
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Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says he broke a pledge he made during a debate to support the Republican Party nominee because Donald Trump had attacked his wife and father during the primary.

However, he says he's not going to vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Here & Now political analyst and Republican strategist Paris Dennard joins Here & Now's Robin Young to describe how the inter-party battle is playing out.

Hear more of Here & Now's coverage from the Republican National Convention.

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Paris Dennard, Here & Now political analyst and a Republican strategist. He tweets @PARISDENNARD.

This segment aired on July 21, 2016.

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