Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee says primary rival Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzOvernight Finance: GOP criticism of tax bill grows, but few no votes | Highlights from day two of markup | House votes to overturn joint-employer rule | Senate panel approves North Korean banking sanctions GOP criticism of tax bill grows, but few ready to vote against it Anti-gay marriage county clerk Kim Davis to seek reelection in Kentucky MORE cannot be trusted to be a conservative leader in the White House, accusing the Texas senator of flip-flopping on several issues.

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“Ted Cruz has changed his positions on ethanol, immigration, H-1B visas,” Huckabee said Friday on CNN’s “New Day.”

“He’s changed it on whether marriage is a state or a federal issue. He’s changed it on whether he’s going to be a real champion for religious liberty or whether that’s going to be way down the road and it’s not important,” he added.

The former Arkansas governor said voters shouldn’t trust candidates who repeatedly change their stances based on what’s popular. He had previously accused Cruz of hypocrisy for campaigning at the New York penthouse of two gay businessmen, despite his staunch opposition to gay marraige.

“When people change their views depending on geography of where they happen to be, if they say one thing in Manhattan and another thing in Marshalltown, Iowa, that's when you start wondering whether you can trust them,” Huckabee said Friday.

After the GOP primary undercard debate on Thursday night, Huckabee attended an event hosted by Republican primary front-runner Donald Trump.