Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzFBI investigating alleged assault on Fort Bliss soldier at Afghan refugee camp The Memo: Biden's immigration problems reach crescendo in Del Rio Matthew McConaughey on potential political run: 'I'm measuring it' MORE is blasting Donald TrumpDonald TrumpCheney says a lot of GOP lawmakers have privately encouraged her fight against Trump Republicans criticizing Afghan refugees face risks DeVos says 'principles have been overtaken by personalities' in GOP MORE after the Republican presidential front-runner's campaign manager was charged with battery of a reporter.
"This is the consequence of the culture of the Trump campaign, the abusive culture, when you have a campaign that is built on personal insults, on attacks and now, physical violence," Cruz told reporters in Wisconsin.
"That has no place in a political campaign and it has no place in our democracy," the GOP candidate added, calling the charges a "really unfortunate development."
"I do think it helps clarify for the voters what the Trump campaign is all about."
Campaign aides for Cruz and rival John Kasich said the charges against Corey Lewandowski are reflective of bigger issues within the businessman's campaign.