A Closer Look At Presidential Eligibility03:59
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Republican presidential candidates Sen. Ted Cruz (left) and Donald Trump address the Republican Jewish Coalition at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center December 3, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Republican presidential candidates Sen. Ted Cruz (left) and Donald Trump address the Republican Jewish Coalition at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center December 3, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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Donald Trump is raising questions about whether fellow Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is eligible to be president. Cruz was born in Canada, but his mother was American. He told the Washington Post, "Do we want a candidate who could be tied up in court for two years?"

Trump famously raised questions about whether President Obama was born in Hawaii, even after multiple documents proved he was. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson takes a closer look at the rules on presidential eligibility with ABC News political director Rick Klein.

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This segment aired on January 6, 2016.

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