(CNN)The three remaining Republican presidential candidates renewed their pitches to Wisconsin voters Tuesday night during a CNN town hall event ahead of next week’s crucial primary vote.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Donald Trump and Ohio Gov. John Kasich took questions at a gathering hosted by CNN’s Anderson Cooper.
Here are a few of the most memorable lines. (For the blow-by-blow, check out the CNN live blog.)
On whether Donald Trump should fire campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, who has been charged with simple battery of a reporter: “It shouldn’t be complicated that members of the campaign staff should not be physically assaulting the press.”
Making himself the third of three to step back from the GOP loyalty pledge: “All of us shouldn’t even have answered that question.”
On a CNN report his campaign is seeking to coordinate with the Cruz campaign in an effort to upend Trump: “No, no, I’m not involved in all the process stuff. Campaigns always talk, there’s always ways they do it. But I’m not in the middle of that. I haven’t seen Ted since the last debate, so I’m not involved in that.”
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