At U.S. News and World Report, David Catanese reports from the New York State Republican gala:
In a rare presentation of political discipline and restraint, Donald Trump used written remarks Thursday night to needle Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for his disparaging quip about “New York Values” — without ever mentioning his opponent’s name.
“New York values were on display in the aftermath of 9/11, a strike at the heart of our city and our nation. In our darkest moments as a city, we showed the world the very, very best, in terms of bravery and heart and soul that we have in America,” Trump said, glancing at a sheet of paper before adding his own personal flair. “Because, you know people are disputing — I’m not disputing — New Yorkers aren’t disputing.”
Trump, Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich all spoke beforehundreds of Republicans at a black tie state party gala here in their only planned joint appearance before Tuesday’s presidential primary.
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