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Cruz: Trump "would have nuked Denmark."

Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 00:42

In an escalation of their public spat, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz criticizes his rival Donald Trump's temperament saying ''we're liable to wake up one morning and Donald, if he were president, would have nuked Denmark.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz ridiculed his rival Donald Trump on Wednesday (February 3) by saying he has his finger on the button and suggested he may, one day, spontaneously nuke Denmark. "I mean we're liable to wake up one morning and Donald, if he were president, would have nuked Denmark. That's not the temperament of a leader to keep this country safe," said Cruz while in New Hampshire. Campaigning for the Republican presidential nomination took a nasty turn on Wednesday with billionaire businessman Donald Trump accusing rival Ted Cruz of fraud as the field of candidates narrowed ahead of next week's New Hampshire primary. Trump, a real estate mogul and former reality TV star, went on Twitter to accuse the conservative U.S. senator from Texas of stealing his victory in Iowa. Cruz's team hit back by telling Trump to seek help for addiction to the social media site. The two men are going head-to-head for voters in New Hampshire, where Cruz's evangelical Christian credentials will not likely be as helpful as they were in Iowa. Opinion polls show Trump with a roughly 20-point lead in New Hampshire before next Tuesday's primary. Trump referred to an email that Cruz's campaign sent on Monday that implied another Republican candidate, Ben Carson, was about to drop out of the race and that his Iowa backers should be urged to vote for the Texan instead. Cruz later apologized for the email.

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Cruz: Trump "would have nuked Denmark."

Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 00:42