Marco Rubio calls Ted Cruz a flip-flopper during GOP debate

Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, and Ted Cruz.
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Marco Rubio accused Ted Cruz of flip-flopping on several issues during the Fox Business Network Republican debate, adding that is "not consistent conservatism."

Rubio said that Cruz was once in favor of birthright citizenship, expanding the number of visas for guest workers and skilled workers, and the Trade Promotion Authority. "I saw you flip your vote on crop insurance because they said it would help you in Iowa," he added, referring to a vote in the Senate.

Cruz defended himself, saying: "I appreciate you dumping your oppo-research folder. At least half of the things Marco said are flat out false." Donald Trump later entered the fray, cracking: "You think they like each other?"

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