i went to washington to fix a problem. immigration is a serious problem. it impacts my state and the state that i live in. immigration in a dramatic way. this issue has to be dealt with. each year it gets harder to solve, more difficult to solve, but it is now clear more than ever before that you are not going to be able to do anything on immigration until you first bring illegal immigration under control and prove it to people. not just pass a law that says it and that's how we're going to do it when i'm president. >> you have eluded to the fact that majority is not yet sort of where you might be on what to do for instance with the undocumented. do you think this is what's holding your campaign back? that the difference between third and second or third and first for you is your immigration position? >> no, look, we had 11 people running for president that are running competitive campaigns. 11 people on the ground in iowa spending money, campaigning, working hard themselves to gain voters. so a lot of this is segmented right now. ted cruz is clearly the f
and his new hotel in washington. >> "the washihiton post" interviewededbout 15 laborers at the d.c. hotel site repting that many revealed they had entered the u.s. illegally. >> basically the charge is this, mr. trump, you don't practice what you preach on immigration. >> yeah. well, it's wrong. first of all, the one charge is from 35 years ago. i think that's a pretty good record when people have to go 35 years back to find out about workers. now, as i remember it, those workers were hired by another company. i just hired a company and they had some workers that were and this was the demolition of a building that made way for trump tower. so the workers, chuck, this is 35 years ago you're talking about. by the way the laws were totally different. the laws were not what they are now and totally different. as far as one of the great hotels in the world that's currently being built on pennsylvania avenue between the capitol building and the white house, there were no illegals. we do checks like you wouldn't believe.
. >> ted cruz, the worst kind of washington insider who just can't be trusted. >> reporter: meanwhile, chris christie lagging bebend in single didits. >> j jt not enough. not enough tonight, that's okay. planned trip to south carolina today, the new jersey governor will head home, where he'll decide the future of his campaign. >> a tough night for chris christie and for carly fiorina and ben carson, as well. i flew down with john kasich from new hampshire overnight. he was clearly elated, even a little bit stunned by last night's results. as he told me, i think we're
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