Ted Cruz lashed out at Donald Trump Thursday, calling him a “sniveling coward,” and telling the GOP front-runner to leave his wife “the hell alone,” NBC News reported.
Trump retweeted an unflattering photo of Cruz’s wife, Heidi.
"It's not easy to tick me off. I don't get angry often," Cruz told reporters while campaigning in Wisconsin. "But you mess with my wife, you mess with my kids, that'll do it every time. Donald you are a sniveling coward and leave Heidi the hell alone."
The rivalry between the two heated up this week after an anti-Trump super PAC released an ad featuring Melania Trump in a photo shoot from 2000 with the meme caption: "meet Melania Trump. Your next first lady. Or, you could support Ted Cruz on Tuesday."