Ted Cruz rains praise on Donald Trump
Politico ^ | 8/2/15 9:20 PM | Daniel Strauss
Posted on 8/2/2015, 11:23:51 PM by entropy12
Sen. Ted Cruz rained praise on primary rival Donald Trump Sunday, making a point to contrast himself with the many 2016 Republican presidential contenders who have been sharply critical of the real estate mogul.
“Quite a few members of this field have attacked Donald Trump. A lot of folks in the media have asked me ‘Ted Cruz, will you do the same?’ I have been glad to praise Donald Trump for speaking out boldly and brashly and for focusing on illegal immigration,” Cruz said in an interview with POLITICO’s Mike Allen at the Koch brothers-funded Freedom Partners summer conference in Dana Point, California.
Cruz added that there was a reason for his reticence to criticize Trump, referring to late President Ronald Reagan’s “11th Commandment” against attacking other…
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