Video: Ted Cruz slams ‘Sleazy Donald’ for sex scandal allegations

cruz-sleazydonaldOn Friday, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, fired back at Donald Trump for allegations of sexual misconduct made by the National Enquirer, an outlet Cruz said has endorsed Trump.

“It is garbage, complete and utter lies,” he said in Wisconsin.  “It is a tabloid smear and it has come from Donald Trump and his henchmen.”

The Blaze added:

The National Enquirer is a U.S. tabloid that’s known for its often far-fetched reporting based on rumor and informants. But sometimes it has been right — the Enquirer was the first outlet to report that Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards had an extramarital affair, news that put an end to his 2008 campaign.

Their Ted Cruz story alleges that the Republican 2016 candidate has five mistresses.

But as we reported earlier today, two of those women have slammed the story, calling it tabloid trash.

Cruz also blamed Trump for the story, adding that David Pecker, the chief executive of the National Enquirer, is a close friend of the GOP front-runner.

“This garbage does not belong in politics,” Cruz told reporters. “Donald is fond of giving people nicknames. With this pattern he should not be surprised to see people calling him Sleazy Donald, because that is his first and last resort, to go to sleaze and to ignore the truth.”

Here’s video of his comments:

Trump, Cruz said, hides out in Trump Tower issuing tweets instead of debating public policy.  Trump responded, issuing this tweet Friday morning:


One person asked:

One person added:

That much is true, but it may not be the truth many want to accept.  Unfortunately, this kind of nonsense could end up handing the White House to Hillary Clinton.

When asked, Cruz indicated that he would not support Trump should he become the nominee.

“I will say this, I don’t make a habit out of supporting people who attack my wife and attack my family,” he said.


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