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Ted Cruz campaign to Miami GOP: Back off effort to punish Cruz supporter

Letter to Nelson Diaz

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Letter to Nelson Diaz



Ted Cruz's campaign wants Miami-Dade GOP leaders to back off an effort punish a leader who endorsed Cruz.

Manny Roman, vice-chair of the local party, wrote recently in the Miami Herald that he had "every reason" to support Marco Rubio. "However, even in an environment where there is overwhelming indirect pressure to get behind one of the local candidates, Ted Cruz’s story and platform break through all the noise."

That brought recriminations that Roman should not endorse someone, though critics have noted chairman Nelson Diaz's clear ties to Rubio. The local GOP has a meeting today


[Last modified: Thursday, January 7, 2016 1:07pm]


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