TED CRUZ: On Sunday the GOP senator referenced "about 70 percent of Republicans nationwide who don't think Donald Trump is the right guy" to take on Democrat Hillary Clinton in November.
The Cruz campaign referred to Trump's Real Clear Politics polling average of 34.2 percent, as of Wednesday. This figure represents the portion of Republican primary voters who prefer Trump as the nominee.
"The point is, close to 70 percent of Republicans are choosing someone else," Cruz spokesman Brian Phillips said.
True. But by this logic, about 80 percent don't think Cruz — who's polling at an average of 20.6 percent — is "the right guy" either. The claim omits nuance but rates mostly true.