WATCH: Jeb Chest-Bumps Supporter For Jumping Ship From Cruz’s Campaign

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) is offering up an incentive to people who ditch his presidential rivals to support his campaign instead: a chest-bump.

Bush smacked pectorals Wednesday with an Iowa man who Bush said was a co-chairman for Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) campaign, but changed his mind about who to back in 2016 after watching Tuesday’s Republican presidential debate.

“I do that for every convert,” Bush told reporters, as quoted by The New York Times. “Anytime you guys want to try a chest bump, I’m all in.”

It’s unclear whether any scribes took him up on that offer.

Watch below:

Here’s that chest bump from another angle:


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