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Jeb Bush to Ted Cruz: 'Have a little bit of self-restraint'

Jeb Bush's message for Sen. Ted Cruz: Chill.

The former Florida governor said that today on ABC's This Week. "I think the best way to repeal Obamacare is to have an alternative; we never hear the alternative…we could do this in a much lower cost with improved quality based on our principles, free market principles…and two, show how Obamacare, flawed to its core, doesn't work," Bush said. "So have a little bit of self-restraint. It might actually be a politically — a better approach to see the massive dysfunction."

Like other Republicans, Bush criticized the defund effort (which Florida Sen. Marco Rubio helped with) "It was a mistake to focus on something that couldn't be achieved. And that's what that was. It was tactics," Bush said

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