CLEVELAND, Ohio—Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich took a swipe at Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Thursday night, telling reporters on the Republican National Convention floor that he thought Cruz’s remarks the evening before were “chilling,” later explaining why he’s not worried about party unification even after Cruz’s speech.
When asked by The Daily Caller if the Republican Party may have unification issues going forward as a result of Cruz not endorsing Trump at the convention Wednesday, Gingrich replied, “Don’t you see how many people were on Trump’s side and how many people were on Cruz’s side? That’s a pretty unified party. It’s like 5,000 to 1.”
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani told The Daily Caller, as he entered the convention floor, that he has little concern about GOP party unification.
“I’m not worried about party unification. I’m worried about bringing in all the outsiders—Republicans, Democrats, Independents, Bernie Sanders voters. This is a race between the insider Hillary Clinton and the outsider Donald Trump,” Giuliani said. “This isn’t right wing left wing anymore. This is about straightening out Washington. Donald can do that.”