The Ted Cruz campaign has reportedly apologized to Marco Rubio after several staffers shared on social media a story misrepresenting statements the rival candidate made in a video.
Several outlets alleged the footage to show Rubio telling Cruz’s father and a Cruz staffer that the Bible did “[n]ot have many answers” in it, and Cruz communications director Rick Tyler spread the story online via social media. He later deleted it and apologized after a witness confirmed that Rubio never made the comment but was instead praising the scripture.
“I want to apologize to Sen. Marco Rubio for posting an inaccurate story about him here earlier today,” Tyler said. Eric Teetsel, Rubio’s faith outreach director, accused Cruz of using the “same dirty tactics.”
Teetsel said the exchange actually went like this: “Marco said ‘All the answers are in there.’” He reportedly added, “especially that one.” Read more at Politico.