Republican presidential candidate Ted CruzTed CruzElection 2016: A choice between Goldfinger and Darth Vader Would internet transition have an impact on current US election? Trump haunts McCain's reelection fight 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 TrumpWho's worldview is more aligned with reality? Report: Trump campaign CEO fired disabled new mom A defense of Paul Manafort 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.