Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee says primary rival Ted CruzTed CruzTexas Dem targets Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018 What are 'religious liberty' bills really about? Fiorina calls for special prosecutor for Russia probe MORE cannot be trusted to be a conservative leader in the White House, accusing the Texas senator of flip-flopping on several issues.
“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.