Fired Trump Aide Endorses Cruz

Sam Nunberg, a former political adviser for Donald Trump, has decided to support Ted Cruz for president, Politico reported.

“Cruz is a Reagan Conservative. Donald Trump does not have a coherent political ideology — if anything, I would describe him as a Chris Christie Republican,” Nunberg said in a statement first published by Politico on Monday.

Trump fired his Jewish political advisor last August after Business Insider revealed past racially-charged Facebook posts. Nunberg allegedly wrote racially-charged and disparaging political posts dating back to 2007, including one calling Rev. Al Sharpton’s daughter a “N—!” and President Barack Obama a “Socialist Marxist Islamo Fascist Nazi Appeaser.”

Nunberg denied he wrote the posts. “Anything that was posted under my name does not mean I posted it,” he told CNN at the time. “I would also point out that all of these things were done before Mr. Trump’s campaign, if I even did them — which I deny.”

Nunberg said on Monday that Trump’s failure to immediately disavow David Duke’s endorsement and lack of understanding on foreign policy issues were the “last straws” that convinced him not to support his former boss for president.
According to a report by The Daily Caller, Nunberg attended a closed meeting with Cruz in New York last week.
Nunberg’s endorsement comes ahead of the New York primary on April 19. Cruz, according to senior advisor Nick Muzin, is planning to reach out to New York City’s Jewish community to compete for the 95 delegates at stake.

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