Cruz sacks top aide over doctored video

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has asked for his campaign representative to resign following a staffer promoted a doctored video of rival Marco Rubio

Staffer Ron Tyler tweeted an account and subtitled video that shown Mr Rubio mentioning for the Bible just like a bestseller without many solutions within it

Mr Rubios campaign mentioned he really mentioned: All the solutions will be in there

The decision uses the Cruz campaign remains frequently billed with lies and dirty techniques by rival campaigns

Our campaign should not have sent it Mr Cruz told reporters on Monday We are no offer which will question the idea of one other candidate for president

Mr Tyler the Cruz campaigns communication director apologised for the Rubio campaign in the publish to Facebook

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Ive removed the publish since i wouldn’t knowingly publish the wrong story Mr Tyler mentioned But the truth is that we did publish it once i should have checked its precision first I regret the mistake

Other Republican candidates Ben Carson and Jesse Trump have formerly criticised the Cruz campaign after his staffers were billed with wrongly telling voters that Mr Carson had dropped in the race just several hours before the Iowa caucuses

Mr Cruz apologised for the Carson campaign nevertheless the issue has lingered inside the race

Mr Trump has furthermore taken trouble with negative adverts backed with the Cruz campaign Mr Trump has threatened to file for a suit Mr Cruz for defamation

While Mr Trump is presently leading the Republican field after big wins in Nh and Sc Mr Cruz and Mr Rubio will be in a great race for second place