The campaign for Sen. Ted Cruz and one of its PACs are attacking rival Donald Trump for his allegiance to former pro boxing champion Mike Tyson, who was convicted of abuse in Indiana, which holds a primary Tuesday.
The Trusted Leadership PAC has exhausted an online video pointing out that Trump mentioned Tyson, a Trump supporter, was railroaded in the 1991 conviction.
One of the leaders in the effort to keep Tyson out of prison is Donald Trump, a TV news-reader is learn saying in the 30 -second video, over archived moving and still pictures of Trump, including one of him beside Tyson.
Trump bickered at the time, and replayed in the PAC ad, that the female scapegoat, a teenage beauty pageantry player, was ensure dancing with Tyson and willingly went to his Indianapolis hotel room.
The front-running Trump seemed to spark the pro-Cruz attacks by accidentally saying this week that Iron Mike had tweeted an blurb and All of the tough guys sanction me.
On Friday, Cruz told reporters in Indiana: Ive got news for Donald Trump: Rapists are not tough guys.
That same day, Carly Fiorina, Cruzs recently announced ranging mate and a former 2016 GOP presidential candidate, too detonation Trump.
“Sorry, I don’t consider a convicted rapist a tough guy, she added, according to Politico.
Trump extends Cruz in the representative weigh 996 -to-5 65, on the way toward get 1,237 to procure the nomination before the GOPs nominating meeting in July. Trump convincingly acquired New York earlier this month, then on Tuesday acquired big in all five Northeast countries containing primaries.
Indiana is being considered by numerous, including Cruz, as the Texas senator’s last chance to stop Trumps run to the nomination. Ohio GOP Gov. John Kasich trails Trump and Cruz, with 153 delegates.
On Thursday, Greg Garrison who prosecuted Tyson, questioned on his republican talk radio reveal, why Trumps handlers would allow him to making this a comment.
Tough is one thing, a serial rapist is fairly something else, Garrison also said.
The PAC reportedly invested $375,000 for the online ad buy, which likewise features the now-retired Tyson lately alleging: I like Trump, yeah. He should be president.
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