Cruz: 'Mathematically Impossible' for Rubio, Kasich to Win Click to Tweet

Texas Sen. [score]Ted Cruz[/score] on Monday urged supporters of Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Ohio Gov. John Kasich to back him instead in Tuesday’s key primaries, Politico reports. 

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“If you’re here today, or at home watching on TV thinking about supporting Marco Rubio or John Kasich, I say to you, they are good men but they do not have a path for winning,” Cruz said during a rally in Peoria, Illinois.

“It’s mathematically impossible for them to win, so I say, ‘Come and join us, we welcome you with open arms,'” Cruz said.

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Republicans need 1,237 delegates to win the nomination outright, and with only 1,401 delegates remaining only Cruz and front-runner Donald Trump have gained enough already to reach that threshold.

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