CNN’s Dana Bash confronted Ted Cruz tonight on why he waited so long to attack Donald Trump if he honestly thinks he’s a faux conservative.
She asked, “If you think Donald Trump is so antithetical to conservatism, what took you so long to say so?Because you really cozied up to him for the majority of this campaign.”
Cruz countered that he made a judgment to build his own base of support and make sure he was on a “strong foundation” before taking the fight to The Donald.
Bash pointed out that it might be too late, given how Trump has successfully defined himself as a conservative to many already.
Cruz proceeded to attack Trump as a liberal, so once again, it’s worth bringing up this old tweet again:
The Establishment's only hope: Trump & me in a cage match.
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) December 11, 2015
Watch above, via CNN.
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