Ted Cruz took a swipe at fellow fellow Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio for siding with Hillary Clinton on war with Libya in 2011.

In an interview in Iowa with Bloomberg, Cruz chided Rubio for "emphatically" supporting Clinton in toppling Muammar Qaddafi in Libya.

"I think that made no sense," Cruz said. "Qaddafi was a bad man, he had a horrible human rights record. And yet ... he had become a significant ally in fighting radical Islamic terrorism."

"The terrorist attack that occurred in Benghazi was a direct result of that massive foreign policy blunder," he added, referring to the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on a U.S. consulate that left the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans dead.

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