The leader of the presidential race in the Republican party, the US billionaire Donald trump, known for his controversial statements, named one of his rivals Senator from Texas Ted Cruz ahead of trump in the polls in Iowa, «maniac», according to Reuters.
Cruz bypassed trump by 10% in one of the largest «Republican States» where 1 February 2016 will be held early Republican presidential primaries. According to the survey, 31% of Iowa Republicans would like to see the leader of the party of Cruz and only 21% — trump.
It is interesting that, unlike other Republican candidates, Ted Cruz previously avoided public criticism of trump, however, after asking trump to deny Muslims entry to the U.S., Cruz criticized trump for what he said.
In response, trump said on Fox that Cruz can’t be President. «We’ll see how he behaves in the Senate. He looks like a maniac,» said trump about Cruz.
In third place in Iowa was Ben Carson, with 13% of votes. The fourth – Marco Rubio (10%). Jeb Bush has risen to fifth place (6%).