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Ted Cruz tonight reacted to Donald Trump’s statement that he would like to face him one-on-one.

“I would like to face Ted,” Trump said yesterday on Fox and Friends Weekend. “It cleans it up.”

The Texas senator told Sean Hannity that he welcomes the challenge.

“Head-to-head, not only do we beat Donald Trump, we beat him resoundingly,” said the Texas senator.

“Donald has a hard ceiling on the support that he can get.”

Calling Super Tuesday “a tidal wave” for his campaign, Cruz reiterated that he believes a Trump nomination would lead to a Republican loss to Hillary Clinton in November.

“He loses in just about every poll,” said Cruz. “Hillary trounces him.”

The senator also responded to critics who argue that his best states are behind him, saying his campaign is “seeing record turnouts” and “also earning the votes of young people.”

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant later joined Cruz to deliver his endorsement.

“This has been a difficult decision for a lot of us,” he said. “When it comes to a true conservative, as I am, Ted Cruz has exemplified that.”

Watch the interview, above.

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