Heidi Cruz referred to husband, Texas Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward Cruz125 lawmakers urge Trump administration to support National Guard troops amid pandemic Parties gear up for battle over Texas state House Cruz threatens to stop federal agencies from cooperating with Hollywood over China 'censorship' MORE, as an immigrant during an Indiana campaign stop on Saturday, prompting the campaign to say she misspoke.

“Ted is an immigrant,” Heidi Cruz said. “He is Hispanic. We can unify this party.”

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A Cruz aide later told the Washington Examiner that Heidi meant to call her husband the son of an immigrant. 

Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden slams Trump in new ad: 'The death toll is still rising.' 'The president is playing golf' Brazil surpasses Russia with second-highest coronavirus case count in the world Trump slams Sessions: 'You had no courage & ruined many lives' MORE was asked about the statement in an interview Sunday with Fox News's Geraldo Rivera, who is Hispanic.

“It’s just so bad. Let me tell you. I assume she’s saying he’s an immigrant from Canada. Because you know he lived in Canada for the first four years of his life. Not an immigrant like I think she’s referring to,” Trump said. “She’s, I assume, referring to one of your areas of the world. Right, Geraldo?"

Cruz is from Canada, but his father, Rafael Cruz, was born in Cuba, coming to the U.S. in 1957 to attend the University of Texas at Austin.

Trump brought up the misstep again at a campaign rally on Sunday afternoon.