Then he alerted the crowd to a new record: Cruz is the "first presidential candidate in the history of this country who's mathematically eliminated from being president who chose a vice presidential candidate. Okay? It's a record."
But Trump quelled the crowds concerns by assuring them that despite wishing Cruz well, "They're not gonna do it for you."
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On this same evening, Trump received the endorsement of legendary basketball coach Bobby Knight - but that wasn't the only endorsement he was touting. "All the tough guys endorsed me," Trump said, noting that he's also been endorsed by ex-boxer and convicted rapist Mike Tyson. "I like that."
Tyson was convicted of the sexual assault of a Miss Black America contestant in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1991, and served jail time in the state.