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Cruz said Trump should mind his manners

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 01:35

Presidential candidate Cruz chided rival Trump saying, ''In my house, our girls would be in trouble if they used the language Donald Trump uses.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz chided his rival Donald Trump for using foul language saying, "In my house, our girls would be in trouble if they used the language Donald Trump uses," as he met with reporters in Atlanta, Georgia. "You think of the history of the Presidency," he said. "FDR told us 'The only thing we have to fear is fear itself,' John F Kennedy said, 'Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country,' and now we have Donald Trump, who is as liable to curse out a person as anything else," Cruz said. "To all the parents at home, would you be proud if your children came home repeating the words of Donald Trump?," Cruz asked. "I'll tell you in my house, our girls would be in trouble if they used the language Donald Trump uses, and that's a problem, if the American people would be embarrassed if their children were repeating the words of their President," Cruz said. He said that he recognizes that Trump and Sen. Marco Rubio are engaged in a round of "insults" saying, "They are welcome to do so," adding, "I think people want a President who they actually respect. "It was striking at the debate this weekend, listening to Donald Trump expressing that he was offended at Vincente Fox for cursing," Cruz said. Fox, the former president of Mexico lambasted Trump in a TV interview using foul language to say that Mexico would not pay for a border wall that Trump is proposing. Cruz derided Trump's offense saying, "This from a man who over and over again has stood up and used profanity." He said, "I think differences should be on substance," he said. The 11 Republican nominating contests on Tuesday have a total of almost 600 delegates at stake, and could set Donald Trump up to clinch the presidential nomination. Reuters/Ipsos polling data on Friday showed Trump ahead nationally in the Republican race with support at 44.2 percent, followed by Cruz at 20.7 percent and Rubio in third place at 14 percent.

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Cruz said Trump should mind his manners

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 01:35