one of my favorite former senators from texas, phil gramm back in the 80s he was a conservative democrats and he was leading the he haveeffort to support ronald reagan's tax plan. he was telling the other conservatives that story. he said this is a moment to step across that line and those democrats said, but, phil, everyone who stepped across that line died. and phil without missing a beat said, you're right. they did. and everyone who didn't step across that line they died too. and nobody remembers their names. we're standing here with patriots. let me say to the men and women of south carolina, thank you for sending a principal constitutionalist freedom fighter, knife fighter like jeff duncan to represent you in the united states congress. [applause] senator cruz: there's a reason jeff and i both need food tasters in the members dining room. and just today another south carolinian former governor mark sanford endorsed this campaign. i think my favorite moment with mark was when he was your governor and walked into the state legislature carrying a live squealing pig under one arm. that'
john connolly, phil gramm, you've had people in the past spend a lot of money and have nothing to show firt. i wonder whether anybody besides donald trump could pull this off, could get so much free media that you don't need spend all that money on ads. >> a good question. he's a master of this but, look, bernie sanders again has also been able to do without the big donor class. he's not needed them. i think to do it without -- >> but he's raised a lot of money. >> to do it without any money requires a special talent but the reason donald trump is winning in south carolina is he has expose this class divide within the gop built around wall street and immigration and trade and he said i'm going to actually speak up for what you see as your interests on these issues, these other guys will not. and that alone is a powerful message. >> i want to say again, i've brought this up several times, mika, this is a class divide that has been in republican politics since 1994. when we took over congress in 1994, our strongest socioeconomic group voting for us, people earning $50,000 and less. we we
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