Not only is Ted Cruz moving forward in the battle for the GOP presidential nomination, he has picked a running mate. Cruz will officially announce his choice this afternoon.

CNBC.com reports:

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Wednesday will name former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina his running mate for a possible general election run, Politico reported, citing two sources with knowledge of the plan.

Cruz, a U.S. senator for Texas, earlier said he will make a major announcement at 4 p.m. on Wednesday but gave no other details.

Currently, Cruz is trailing Donald Trump with 562 delegates to Trump’s 954. A candidate┬áneeds 1,237 to win the GOP nomination.

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