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Did Risch just endorse Cruz?

Idaho Sen. Jim Risch endorsed Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign on Wednesday — depending on your definition of the term. Risch said he wouldn’t support Republican front-runner Donald Trump and framed Cruz as the only candidate he could support. “Obviously, [John] Kasich is so far behind that it’s impossible really for him to get the numbers, so by process of elimination that gets you to Ted Cruz,” Risch told CNN. “At this point, there’s no choice.” Anchor Wolf Blitzer said Risch is the third senator to endorse Cruz, joining his colleagues Lindsey Graham and Mike Lee. “Did I just endorse, Wolf?” Risch asked/Politico. More here.

Question: Why can't people simply say yes or no when asked a simple question?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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