Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump has accused rival Texas Sen. Ted Cruz of claiming to hold Christian values while at the same time lying and committing “disgraceful” actions. Trump was asked on CBS’ “Face The Nation” on Sunday whether he questions Cruz’ Christian faith, to which he replied: “No, I say this. I say this. You can’t lie and then hold up the Bible, OK?”

Trump continued: “He consistently lies. What he did to Ben Carson was a disgrace. What he did with the voter violation form, which is a fraud, is a disgrace. And you can’t do that. You can’t hold up all of these values and hold up the Bible and then lie.” Trump’s comments refer to controversy surrounding the Iowa caucuses earlier in February, which Cruz won, but was accused by fellow candidate Ben Carson of spreading misinformation about his campaign plans. Carson revealed that representatives of Cruz’s campaign had allegedly spread rumors that the retired neurosurgeon was dropping out of the race, which he said amounted to “dirty tricks.” READ MORE