Republican presidential candidate Ted CruzTed CruzThe Trail 2016: On the fringe FULL SPEECH: Hillary Clinton links Trump to 'alt-right' in Reno Presidential hopefuls still bank on retail politics MORE misspelled the names of several Democrats in a list he distributed Wednesday of Dems linked to rival Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump shares tweet claiming Clinton's 'mentor' was 'KKK member' Pence: Trump’s changing immigration stance is ‘classic CEO process’ Trump spokeswoman: Position on immigration “not really complicated” 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 BidenBiden reveals .45 billion loan to Amtrak Trump was wrong: Kaine is a liberal in a moderate's clothing Trump poised to betray primary supporters on immigration MORE and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump shares tweet claiming Clinton's 'mentor' was 'KKK member' Wasserman Schultz dodges question about DNC emails Kaine tweets with the cast of 'Veep' 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.