Republican presidential candidate Ted CruzTed CruzKasich leaves door open to Trump endorsement Instead of being bold, Clinton errs in picking Kaine Pro-LGBT push underscores GOP convention MORE misspelled the names of several Democrats in a list he distributed Wednesday of Dems linked to rival Donald TrumpDonald TrumpWhat the Irish view of Brexit can teach us Priebus: 'No place in Republican Party' for David Duke Kaine showcases faith and family in VP debut MORE.
Under the headline "The Real Donald Trump," the list shows the names of various Democrats next to the amount of money Cruz says Trump donated to them. The people listed include former president Jimmy Carter, Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenWhy Kaine is the right choice for Clinton Why Mike Pence is the wrong pick on foreign policy Advisers: Trump's revised tax plan will resemble Ryan's MORE and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonKaine wields Spanish skills in Miami VP appearance Kaine showcases faith and family in VP debut Clinton: Trump's 'I alone can fix it' message is not democracy MORE.
Cruz is now using props - a list of Democrats Trump has supported pic.twitter.com/wHx8V01lJV— Katie Zezima (@katiezez) February 17, 2016
But the list misspells several names, including Rahm Emanuel, Joe Lieberman, Eliot Spitzer and Shelley Berkley, as first pointed out by a New York Times reporter on Twitter:
Ok, full set of misspellings on this list: Rahm Emmanuel, Joe Leiberman, Elliot Spitzer, Shelly Berkley https://t.co/4tNWODoV9U— Alex Burns (@alexburnsNYT) February 17, 2016
"Donald Trump doesn’t want to be under oath answering questions about his own record because his position is anyone who points to his record is somehow lying. This threat and lawsuit is the very definition of frivolous," Cruz said.
Trump has threatened legal action if Cruz didn't "take down his false ads and retract lies." Cruz has replied that Trump accuses opponents of lying to hide his own record.