Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, under attack by rival Donald Trump in New Hampshire says, ''I don't think people are interested in a food fight''. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz in New Hampshire, who has been attacked by rival Donald Trump over his win in Iowa, told New Hampshire voters, "I don't think people are interested in temper tantrums." "He told the entire world he was going to win Iowa, and he didn't win," Cruz said about Trump. "And his reaction is, he got very angry. He said, you know, how stupid can the people of Iowa be I assume the next question he is going to ask is 'How stupid can the people of New Hampshire be," Cruz added. "My view of it is, this is a job interview. And, I don't think people are interested in temper tantrums. I don't think people are interested insults or attacks. So other candidates, Donald and others, have tossed more than a few nasty personal attacks my way, I can't control what they do , but I can control how I respond, and I have not responded in kind, and I do not intend to respond in kind," Cruz said. "I don't think the people are interested in a food fight fight," he said. He said the most important thing is to judge is who do I trust, " My suggestion to all of you,is don't listen to what we say, instead use the biblical test, 'You shall know them by their fruits," Cruz said. "Jimmy Carter he said yesterday, between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, I would support Donald Trump," Cruz said. "And he explained why, Carter said, Trump is malleable, he doesn't have any core beliefs, so he will work with us and do what we want, but Cruz' That guy believes this stuff," Cruz said. Trump, who finished second behind Cruz, lit up Twitter on Wednesday with a series of posts saying the outcome was tainted because the Cruz campaign had deliberately spread misinformation about Trump's stand on Obamacare and an erroneous report that Ben Carson was dropping out of the race. Trump had gone into Monday's caucus voting ahead of the Texas senator by five percentage points in a key poll but Cruz ended up winning, four points ahead of the New York billionaire.