The candidate, now in second in Iowa, implored his supporters to raise his poll numbers.
"This is exactly the opposite of what every conservative Republican in America wants."
"I’m actually very grateful that Donald Trump has been in this race," Cruz said.
"If this election is about how we're going to fight to get nothing done ... I don't want any part of it."
Jeb dismissed claims that the spending cuts represent a crisis for his presidential bid.
"Other candidates have already spent millions on ads and it’s done nothing for them."
"One more liberal justice and our right to keep and bear arms is taken away from us."
The businessman fell behind Carson in two Iowa polls this week.
The pro-immigration demonstrators stopped Trump three times.
“I just really don't buy into the attack-your-fellow-Republicans thing."