After Monday’s Iowa Caucus, Donald Trump gave a gracious speech, thanked the people of Iowa and praised his second place finish to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.
His tone changed today and now Trump is asking for a “do-over” in Iowa and called Cruz a “fraud.”
Check out this tweet Trump posted Wednesday:
Trump claims that Cruz was sending messages to reporters that Ben Carson, Cruz’s main opponent for evangelical voters in Iowa, was getting out of the race.
Carson never said he was getting out, just that after Iowa he was taking a break to go home and get ‘clean clothes.’
On Tuesday, Carson asked Cruz to apologize and referred to his statements as “dirty tricks.”
In a statement, Cruz said his team told campaign workers Carson was getting out. “What the team then should have done was send around the follow-up statement from the Carson campaign clarifying that he was indeed staying in the race,” Cruz’s statement said.