Trump says rival Cruz's Canadian birthplace could be 'big problem': Washington Post

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up his notes of a recent poll at a campaign rally in ClaremontBy Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has waded back into the topic of eligibility for the U.S. presidency, telling the Washington Post that rival Ted Cruz could run into trouble if he won the party’s nomination because he was born in Canada. Trump, the real-estate billionaire, had previously demanded that President Barack Obama prove he was born in the United States. Trump dominated the Republican pack in a recent Reuters/Ipsos national poll, but Cruz leads the field in Iowa, the first state to hold its presidential nominating contest next month ahead of the November 2016 election.

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