Trump blasts Cruz-Kasich team up plan as 'collusion'

Texas Senator Ted Cruz (C) and Ohio Governor John Kasich (R) shake hands as Donald Trump looks on following the CNN Republican Presidential Debate in Miami, Florida on March 10, 2016Republican presidential rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich have joined forces to deny frontrunner Donald Trump the party’s nomination, a controversial move on the eve of Tuesday’s critical primaries in five US states. Embracing the ancient Sanskrit proverb “the enemy of my enemy is my friend,” Cruz and Kasich unveiled their late-in-the-game ploy, prompting the celebrity billionaire to accuse them of “collusion” and declare the bid an act of desperation. With Trump poised to extend his lead in Tuesday’s primaries, Texas Senator Cruz and Ohio governor Kasich agreed late Sunday to what amounted to a non-aggression pact in later primaries.

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