Cruz hits Trump for supporting corrupt Illinois official
Ted Cruz lambasted Donald Trump on Monday for donating thousands of dollars to the gubernatorial campaign of disgraced and imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.Blagojevich was criticizied for influence pedling in the appointment process. and is currently serving time. Trump was also a big donor to Mayor Rahm Emanual. It probably seemed like the price of admission into development projects in Illinois and Chicago.
Cruz, speaking in Rockford, Illinois, ahead of the state’s primary Tuesday, said Trump had donated $7,000 to Blagojevich. The Texas senator added that “never once was I tempted to write a check to Blago.”