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Wives dragged further into Trump-Cruz spat

Donald Trump lashed out at GOP rival Ted Cruz for a racy photo of Melania Trump used by an anti-Trump Super PAC in an online ad, threatening to "spill the beans" on Cruz' wife Heidi if he didn't apologize
Wives of Donald Trump, Ted Cruz pulled into campaign fight 02:34

In the latest salvo in the war over Heidi Cruz and Melania Trump, Donald Trump sent out an insulting retweet:

And that elicited this response from Ted Cruz:

Donald Trump had earlier threatened to "spill the beans" about Cruz's wife, Heidi Cruz, after an anti-Trump super PAC released an ad showing an old nude photo of Trump's wife, Melania, implicitly questioning whether she would be an appropriate first lady. It was not made clear what Trump meant to imply with his threat.

While on the campaign trail for her husband in Wisconsin Wednesday, Heidi Cruz responded to Donald Trump's threats herself, saying she wasn't "worried" about the remarks.

"You probably know by now that most of the things Donald Trump says have no basis in reality," she told reporters.

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