Cruz: Heidi isn't scared of Donald Trump
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Republican presidential Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzVideo of Lindsey Graham arguing against nominating a Supreme Court justice in an election year goes viral Sunday shows preview: Justice Ginsburg dies, sparking partisan battle over vacancy before election Democrat on Graham video urging people to 'use my words against me': 'Done' MORE condemned Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpUS reimposes UN sanctions on Iran amid increasing tensions Jeff Flake: Republicans 'should hold the same position' on SCOTUS vacancy as 2016 Trump supporters chant 'Fill that seat' at North Carolina rally MORE for threatening to disclose unspecified information about his wife as he dismissed the GOP front-runner as a bully.  

"She is used to dealing with bullies. Donald Trump doesn't scare Heidi remotely," Cruz told reporters in New York Wednesday, according to reports.
 
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The Texas senator added that he believes Trump is looking to change the subject from his loss Tuesday night in Utah, as well as his controversial comments about reducing the amount America spends to boost NATO. 
 
The controversy centers on advertisements released by an anti-Trump super-PAC, which targeted Utah Mormons. The ad showed a nude photo of Trump's wife, Melania, from a cover shoot with GQ Magazine, telling voters that she could be the first lady if they don't vote for Cruz. 
 
That prompted Trump to threaten on Twitter to "spill the beans" about Cruz's wife, with no further explanation. Cruz tweeted back bashing the threat, but he doubled down during the press appearance. 
 
"That ad was completely inappropriate, and we had nothing to do with it," Cruz said. 
 
"Donald knows that; he just used it as an excuse to try to attack my wife, Heidi, and that says volumes about his willingness to go to the gutter at the drop of a hat. And part of the reason is Donald is not comfortable talking about policy, he's not comfortable addressing foreign policy in the wake of a terror attack. Donald doesn’t know what to do to defeat ISIS, so he goes back to his comfort zone, and his comfort zone is insults and personal attacks and bullying."