Republican presidential candidate Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzO'Brien on 2024 talk: 'There's all kinds of speculation out there' Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz trade jabs over COVID-19 relief: People 'going hungry as you tweet from' vacation McSally, staff asked to break up maskless photo op inside Capitol MORE says rival Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpVenezuela judge orders prison time for 6 American oil executives Trump says he'll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral College The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation MORE's supporters are less informed than his own.

“Donald does well with voters who have relatively low information, who are not that engaged and who are angry, and they see him as an angry voice," Cruz told The Brody File on Wednesday.

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"Where we are beating him is when voters get more engaged and they get more informed.”

Cruz also called Trump out for saying earlier this month that he loved the "poorly educated" while touting his appeal among a wide variety of voters.

The Texas senator said he understands people vote for Trump because they are angry with the "corruption of Washington." 

"If you’re angry at the corruption of Washington, you don’t solve it by supporting someone who has been enmeshed in the Washington corruption for 40 years,” he said.

When voters are more informed, Cruz continued, they learn about Trump's record and conclude that Cruz is the only candidate in a position to "stand up to Washington."

"He’s what they’re angry at. He is the corruption, and if you want someone to stand up to Washington, the only one who has been doing so in this race is me," he said.