Ted Cruz' campaign has once again been called on the carpet for misrepresenting something a rival candidate has not done or said.
Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-TX) national spokesman Rick Tyler apologized Monday online and in television appearances for spreading a video that purported to show rival candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), dismissing the Bible.
The video, with somewhat garbled audio, was recorded by the University of Pennsylvania's independent student news organization The Daily Pennsylvanian in Columbia, South Carolina, and published on Saturday afternoon. The video shows Rubio walking past Ted Cruz's father and a Cruz staffer in a hotel lobby. Rubio stops briefly to to talk to the staffer, who is holding the Bible, and the video's captions reported that Rubio said there were "not many answers" in the Bible.
Tyler then shared that version of the video Sunday on Facebook.
Earlier today, Marco Rubio told a gaggle of reporters that Ted Cruz has been running a deceptive campaign and they pay no price for it.
Rubio: You guys have to be saying this, now it's every single day something comes out of the Cruz campaign that's deceptive and untrue. And in this case goes after my faith.
I guess one of their spokesman apologized and I accept his apology, but this is a pattern now.
This campaign now has repeatedly done things that they have to apologize for and no ones held accountable.
I think it's a very disturbing pattern of deceptive campaigns and flat out just lying to voters.