by Dr. Ed Berry
Watch debate on foxbusiness.com beginning at 9 pm Eastern, 6 pm Pacific Time.
Trump will take center stage again, flanked by his chief rivals Cruz and Rubio.
Trump leads significantly nationwide but Iowa is different. Evangelical voters in Iowa are twice the percentage of other states. This helps Cruz.
Recent Iowa polls show Trump and Cruz tied within the margin of polling error. So Trump and Cruz, for the first time, will battle each other in a debate.
Last week, Trump pulled the eligibility card on Cruz in a very clever way. Fox News reported Trump’s action so Fox News may put the eligibility question on the table tonight.
Trump did not claim Cruz is ineligible. Trump said the eligibility issue is legally “unsettled.” Trump is correct. Trump challenged Cruz to get a Declaratory Judgment that proves he is eligible.
If the GOP nominates Cruz (or Rubio) without proof they are eligible, then the GOP risks the outcome of a Democratic lawsuit on eligibility. [Read more…]