Power Brokers Ignore Ted Cruz As He Speaks at New York Republican Fundraiser

People got up and left while he spoke during the $1,000-a-plate gala.

Ted Cruz doesn't appear to have many New York fans.

During his speech at a Manhattan Republican fundraiser on Thursday night, some spectators left as he spoke, while others continued talking.

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And only one person clapped for him during the appearance at the $1,000-a-plate fundraiser at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.

The response came months after Cruz got a bite of a sour Big Apple when he referred scornfully to

"New York Values" during one debate. He's now trying to win support ahead of Tuesday's New York State primary.

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During the GOP event on Thursday night, Trump protesters gathered outside the Hyatt.

Inside, it emerged that Ohio Governor John Kasich didn't get the tuxedo memo. He wore a suit instead of tux like the other candidates.

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