Donald Trump Reaches Out to Evangelical Voters

The GOP presidential front-runner quoted scripture at an event at Jerry Falwell's Liberty University.
2:10 | 01/19/16

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The race for president now and on the republican side, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz locked in a battle for Iowa where the caucuses are dominated by conservative and evangelical voters. ABC's Tom llamas is on the trial in Des Moines. Good morning, Tom. Reporter: George, good morning to you. And neither candidate is turning the other cheek and now Cruz's aggressively going after trump to draw distinction with voters and Cruz says, trump is now rattled. This morning, Donald Trump sending a signal to a key Iowa voting blockbuster saying he can do something senator Ted Cruz cannot. I'll be much stronger in protecting the evangelicals. Reporter: In an interview with the Christian broadcasting network trump compared himself with Ronald Reagan. He didn't read the bible every day seven days a week, but he was a great president. Reporter: On Monday, Donald Trump quoting scripture at jerry Falwell's evangelical liberty university. Fumbling the bible verse typically known as second corinthians. But two corinthians, right, two corinthians, 3:17. That's the whole ball game. Reporter: And now rush Limbaugh issuing this warning to voters. There are a lot of conservatives who think that he is a wolf in sheep's clothing, that he is a traditional lifetime new Yorker and that means something. Reporter: And according to Cruz, he's chipping away at trump. Don't listen to any candidate. Look to our actions as the scriptures say, you shall know them by their fruits. Reporter: While trump is taking the fight to the airwav airwaves, they believe Cruz will be one on the ground. Volunteers try to make 1200 calls a day. This is what we're convinced wins Iowa. Reporter: But Iowa, nor new Hampshire have ever seen a campaign or a candidate like trump. What was that? Is that a dog? Hillary. Uh-oh, it's Hillary. Reporter: And trump has three events today here in Iowa. He says there will be a big announcement at the last event, the first event is in John Wayne's hometown. George, it's about 9 degrees. It will be an outdoor rally. I hope trump has layered some of those Navy blue suits he loves. Jon Karl will talk more about

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