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Cruz pledges to create jobs during his Buffalo visit

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz appeared in the Buffalo area Thursday.  WBFO's Eileen Buckley says one of his stops included Charlie the Butcher in Cheektowaga for lunch.

A Cruz motorcade pulled into the parking lot of Charlie the Butcher's with just a few dozen supporters waiting to take photos and shake his hand. Then Cruz took a few questions from reporters. Cruz said as President, he would repeal Obama care  and bring jobs back to America.      

“We’re going to see millions and millions of new high paying jobs coming back to America. We’re going to see manufacturing jobs coming back to Upstate New York. We’re going to bring jobs back from China, back from Mexico,” stated Cruz.

Polls show Cruz trailing both Donald Trump and John Kasich in New York, but Cruz stated he would NOT consider being Trump's running mate.

“So you’re saying there’s no consideration of a ticket with Donald Trump?” asked Buckley.  “My focus is on wining because Donald as the nominee doesn’t win. He gets clobbered by Hillary Clinton and the stakes are too great,” responded Cruz.

Cruz said he believes the republican party is uniting to prevent Trump from winning the nomination.  The U.S. Texas Senator's visit was not filled with the throng of supporters we saw for Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Trump appears in Buffalo Monday night.