Republican presidential candidate
Donald Trump has responded to GOP rival Ted Cruz's suggestion that he
and Marco Rubio's opposition to marriage equality is weak.
Cruz took aim at his rivals while
speaking at the Carolina Values Summit at Winthrop University on
While Trump and Rubio have said that
they oppose the Supreme Court's June finding that gay and lesbian
couples have a constitutional right to marry, they've also said that
they would abide by the “law of the land.”
“Those are the talking points of
Barack Obama,” Cruz said.
“Lying Cruz put out a statement,
'Trump & Rubio are w/Obama on gay marriage.' Cruz is the worst
liar, crazy or very dishonest. Perhaps all 3?” Trump tweeted on
“How can Ted Cruz be an Evangelical
Christian when he lies so much and is so dishonest?” he added.
Later in the day, Trump threatened to
sue Cruz “for not being a natural born citizen.”
Trump won't say how appointing judges opposed to gay marriage would