Presidential Election 2016

Mistresses & More! Ted Cruz's Top 10 Scandals Exposed

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Apr. 19 2016, Updated 12:22 p.m. ET

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Ted Cruz’s mistress scandal isn’t the first time his secrets have been in the spotlight. RadarOnline.com takes a look at his top ten secrets and scandals.

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This week, The National ENQUIRER released the bombshell report claiming that “private detectives are digging into at least five affairs Ted Cruz supposedly had.” According to The ENQUIRER, the lineup of alleged mistresses includes a hot young political consultant and even a high-ranking D.C.-based attorney! Cruz has called the report, "garbage, complete and utter lies."

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Before that report broke, Cruz, 45, came under fire this week when Donald Trump threatened to “spill the beans” on Cruz’s wife, Heidi, after the two got into a fight over the relative attractiveness of their wives.

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Speaking of Heidi, as Radar reported, on August 22, 2005, Austin cops reported that a passerby claimed to have seen Heidi sitting “with her head in her hands” on the grass near an expressway. The officer said in a report, “I believed that she was a danger to herself.” Ted’s campaign claimed that Heidi, 43, “experienced a brief bout of depression.”

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On March 15, a video posted by an individual purporting to be a representative of Anonymous threatened that the hacker group could release information about Cruz’s “very dirty secrets,” including potentially “prostitutes,” if he did not suspend his campaign within 24 hours. He did not, and no information was released.

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As Radar reported, Cruz’s sister Miriam was arrested for public drunkenness, drug possession and theft before she died of an overdose in 2011.

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Cruz was ticketed for possession of alcohol as a minor in 1987, a mistake he called “foolish.”

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Does Cruz tacitly support the execution of homosexuals? A 2015 video shows him happily appearing onstage at a conference after Pastor Kevin Swanson, who said he “calls for the death penalty for homosexuals!”

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Before suspending his campaign, Marco Rubio claimed that Cruz could be sabotaging his campaign. Rubio’s spokesperson said, “Senator Cruz is up to his dirty tricks again spreading false rumors and lies.” Rumors had surfaced that Rubio advisors were pressuring him to quit the campaign, but Rubio hinted that Cruz could be behind them .

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Before that, in February, Cruz apologized to Ben Carson after his campaign sent emails to supporters spreading false rumors that Carson had dropped out of the race.

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In early 2016, some critics claimed Cruz could not be president because he was born in Canada. But since his mother is an American, the board of elections found in February that Cruz is a “natural born citizen,” and eligible to hold the country’s highest office.

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