Republican feud escalates; SC Gov. Haley backs Rubio

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks with William Griffin of Charlotte, N.C. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, at the Seneca Family Restaurant in Seneca, S.C. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Image: AP (Paul Sancya)

A three-way feud among the GOP’s leading White House contenders escalated Wednesday, with Republican Ted Cruz daring Donald Trump to sue him and dismissing Marco Rubio’s charges of dishonesty just days before South Carolina’s high-stakes primary.

Yet it was Rubio who may have scored the day’s biggest win as he secured the coveted endorsement of South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley. The popular governor said she was tasked with identifying the best candidate as she surveyed the crowded GOP field.

“If we elect Marco Rubio, every day will be a great day in America,” she said alongside the Florida senator during an evening rally in suburban Columbia.

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