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Ted Cruz Elbowed His Wife In The Face After He Quit The Presidential Race

Heidi Cruz took the loss harder than anyone.

Posted on May 3, 2016, at 9:49 p.m. ET

Tuesday was a difficult day for Ted Cruz, who dropped out of the Republican presidential race after Donald Trump's victory in Indiana.

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"From the beginning I said I would continue on as long as I had a path to victory," Cruz told supporters. "Tonight, I'm sorry to say that path has been foreclosed."

"Nooooooo!" the crowd yelled when he said, “We are suspending our campaign.”

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Then the Cruz family went in for a series of hugs. And as if things weren't hard enough, Cruz accidentally elbowed his wife in the face. This is the definition of adding insult to injury:

After his concession speech Cruz punches and then elbows his wife in the face.

It's ~painful~ to watch, but here it is again:

Seriously, drop everything you're doing and watch this Vine of Ted Cruz accidentally punching his wife in the face

There are 188 days until the general election.

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