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Republican congressional candidate Rick Bertrand says he'll support Donald Trump

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Republican congressional candidate Rick Bertrand supported Senator Marco Rubio for president.

Rubio suspended his campaign after the "Super Tuesday" primaries.

During an interview with KTIV, Thursday, Bertrand said he'll back Trump for his party's nomination.

"I want to beat Hillary Clinton," said Bertrand. "I think that is the goal. When you look at with three Supreme Court nominees going to be in play right now and you talk about all the immigration issues we have and the economic challenges and ISIS and the national issues that are out there, we need a president- we need to get behind a Republican president."

Bertrand says, at the end of the day, he'll support the GOP nominee, and "we're going to move forward as a country.

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