Outspoken New York Republican Congressman Peter King made no bones about his dislike for fellow Republican Ted Cruz, saying on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Tuesday that he’d rather kill himself than endorse Cruz. Host Joe Scarborough began the interview by jokingly calling King “Nassau County’s chairman for Ted Cruz for President,” a reference to the longstanding bad blood between the two lawmakers. “First of all, in case anybody gets confused, I’m not endorsing Ted Cruz. I hate Ted Cruz, and I think I’ll take cyanide if he got the nomination,” King said to laughter.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.