Does Ted Cruz Have a ‘Double Passport’?

Our weekly check in with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.

By Alain StephensJanuary 13, 2016 1:41 pm

Donald Trump recently claimed U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has a “double passport.”

But is that a fact? Gardner Selby of the Politifact Texas fact-checking team is here to set the record straight.

In an interview with the Washington Post, Trump said: “Republicans are going to have to ask themselves the question: ‘Do we want a candidate who could be tied up in court for two years?’ That’d be a big problem. It’d be a very precarious one for Republicans because he’d be running and the courts may take a long time to make a decision. You don’t want to be running and have that kind of thing over your head.”

Trump went on: “I’d hate to see something like that get in his way. But a lot of people are talking about it, and I know that even some states are looking at it very strongly, the fact that he was born in Canada and he has had a double passport.”

Hear how Trump’s statement scored in the player above.