Trump questions Cruz's faith
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump Right way and wrong way Five things to know about the elephant trophies controversy MORE questioned GOP presidential primary rival Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzTexas Republicans slam White House over disaster relief request Dem rep: Trump disaster aid request is 'how you let America down again' Moore endorsements disappear from campaign website MORE’s Christianity early Friday, asking if his “lies” disqualify him from the faith.

“How can Ted Cruz be an Evangelical Christian when he lies so much and is so dishonest?” he tweeted.

 

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Cruz implied fellow candidate Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioCongress faces growing health care crisis in Puerto Rico The Hill's 12:30 Report Colbert mocks Trump for sipping water during speech on Asia trip MORE and Trump have opinions similar to President Obama's on same-sex marriage during a speech in South Carolina on Thursday.

He did not name either rival but suggested that those who would “adhere to the law of the land” are effectively backing the practice.

“Those are the talking points of Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaReport: FCC chair to push for complete repeal of net neutrality Right way and wrong way Keystone XL pipeline clears major hurdle despite recent leak MORE,” Cruz said at the South Carolina Values Summit of Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C.

Those comments appeared to trigger Trump's tweets.

"Lying Cruz put out a statement, ‘Trump & Rubio are w/Obama on gay marriage,” Trump said of the Texas senator in an earlier post. "Cruz is the worst liar, crazy or very dishonest. Perhaps all three?”

 

Cruz added that he considers the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges last year to be “lawless” and “will not stand." The landmark case requires that all 50 states allow and recognize same-sex marriages.