A grainy, half-century old photo with a man who may or may not be Rafael Cruz, Ted Cruz' father, was enough for the National Enquirer to concoct a story linking him to Lee Harvey Oswald, the assassin of John F. Kennedy.
And that was more than enough for Donald Trump to bring up the discredited story, completely unsolicited by the kids on the couch at Fox & Friends.
Source: Daily Mail
Donald Trump slammed Ted Cruz's father Rafael Cruz for his attempts to court the evangelical vote in Indiana, which hold its primary today, and even brought up a tabloid report that links the elder Cruz to the Kennedy assassination.
'I think it's a disgrace that he's allowed to do it,' Trump said of Rafael Cruz's vocal attempts to recruit Body of Christ evangelicals in the Hoosier State.
But then the billionaire went a step further.
'You know his father was with Lee Harvey Oswald prior to Oswald being shot,' Trump mentioned. 'The whole thing is ridiculous ... and nobody even brings it up. They don't even talk about that. That was reported and nobody talks about it.'
Trump was repeating tabloid claims made in this week's National Enquirer cover story, which links the elder Cruz to Oswald, who would go on to assassinate President John F. Kennedy.