In an appearance on NewsNation’s The Hill on Monday, Ramaswamy blamed Trump’s attacks on the workings of advisers rather than the former president himself. He also boasted a surge in support just before the Iowa caucuses.
“I think that his campaign advisers, who I think probably are the ones that actually put that out or advised him to put it out, and I think that that was probably not the A-team that was working on that right there, is seeing a late surge for us in Iowa,” Ramaswamy said. “That’s the fact of the matter.”
In a surprise move, Trump began attacking Ramaswamy, the only major Republican candidate who hasn’t attacked the former president, saying he was not “MAGA” and was