Republican presidential candidate Ted CruzTed Cruz100 days to go in volatile race Voting Trump because of the Supreme Court isn't enough Trump blames GOP as Dems top RNC ratings MORE on Saturday was briefly trapped in an elevator before giving a speech at the South Carolina Tea Party Convention.
The Texas senator quipped after he was released that GOP rival Donald TrumpDonald TrumpKoch officials skeptical of Trump's alleged meeting invite Trump says he rejected meeting with Koch brothers Clinton hammers Trump for criticizing retired general MORE was to blame.
“All right, so who put Donald Trump in charge of the elevator?” he said to reporters gathered outside of the elevator.
Cruz and Trump are running neck-and-neck in the Iowa caucus and have recently intensified attacks against one another.
Trump has maintained that Cruz may not be eligible to run for president due to his Canadian birth, while Cruz insinuated that the billionaire businessman is the personification of “New York values” and can’t relate to blue-collar Iowans.