04/05/2016 11:49 AM AEST | Updated 20/12/2016 3:50 AM AEDT

Ted Cruz Accidentally Punches And Elbows His Wife In The Face After Dropping Out

The clumsy blows followed Cruz' announcement.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday. Donald Trump is the presumptive GOP nominee.

But Cruz added injury to insult after his concession speech: He accidentally punched and elbowed his wife, Heidi Cruz, in the face after he finished speaking.