Trump: Cruz renouncing Canadian citizenship ‘a very wise move’
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden on Trump's refusal to commit to peaceful transfer of power: 'What country are we in?' Romney: 'Unthinkable and unacceptable' to not commit to peaceful transition of power Two Louisville police officers shot amid Breonna Taylor grand jury protests MORE said Thursday that rival presidential contender Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzCruz blocks amended resolution honoring Ginsburg over language about her dying wish Trump argues full Supreme Court needed to settle potential election disputes Press: Notorious RBG vs Notorious GOP MORE (R-Texas) made “a very wise move” in relinquishing his Canadian citizenship.

“It was a very wise move that Ted Cruz renounced his Canadian citizenship 18 months ago,” the party front-runner tweeted.


“Ted — free legal advice on how to pre-empt the Dems on citizen issue,” Trump continued. "Go to court now and seek declaratory judgment — you will win!”

The business mogul also crowed about Sen. John McCain's (R-Ariz.) questioning of Cruz’s eligibility to serve as president.

“Senator John McCain is certainly no friend of Ted!” he wrote.

Trump on Thursday weigned in on the Oval Office bid of another GOP challenger: former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-Fla.).

“I have an idea for @JebBush whose campaign is a disaster,” Trump tweeted. “Try using your last name and don’t be ashamed of it.”

Trump earlier this week said Cruz’s Canadian birthplace might hurt his presidential aspirations.

“Do we want a candidate who could be tied up in court for two years?” he asked in Lowell, Mass., Tuesday night. "That’d be a big problem.

“It’d be a very precarious one for Republicans because he’d be running and the courts may take a long time to make a decision,” Trump continued. "You don’t want to be running and have that kind of thing over your head." 

Cruz, who was born in Canada to an American mother and a Cuban father, responded on Wednesday by calling questions about his citizenship “a silly sideshow."