Tag Archives: Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz: I’m In Real Race Against The “Hard Left”

Roll Call reports: Sen. Ted Cruz has admitted his race against Democratic challenger Rep. Beto O’Rourke will be a tough one. The Republican told ABC13 that his re-election bid is a “real race” because of energy on the “hard left.” “The anger on the left is real. And so I think the urgency for conservatives, the urgency for Texans who ...

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TEXAS: Ted Cruz Asks Trump For Campaign Support

The Houston Chronicle reports: U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has asked President Donald Trump to come to Texas to campaign for him. During a campaign stop in Seguin late Monday, Cruz said he has reached out to his former rival for the White House to help him with his re-election effort against Democrat Beto O’Rourke. “I would certainly welcome his support ...

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TEXAS: Beto O’Rouke Shrinks Ted Cruz’s Polling Lead

The Hill reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) holds a six-point lead over Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) in the race for Senate in Texas, according to a Quinnipiac University poll out Wednesday. Cruz’s support comes in at 49 percent among Texas voters, according to the survey. O’Rourke comes in at 43 percent. That’s a significantly smaller lead for the incumbent than ...

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Ted Cruz: Facebook Is Violating Alex Jones’ Free Speech

Gizmodo reports: Texas Senator Ted Cruz took some time out of his busy schedule of being generally hated by everyone on Saturday to defend conspiracy theorist and Infowars grifter Alex Jones against a temporary suspension on Facebook. For once, Cruz struck a centrist position, albeit one between him and Infowars: He disapproves of what Jones says, but he will defend ...

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Ted Cruz: Prosecute Disney Director For Old Tweets

Mediaite reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said director James Gunn should be prosecuted for old tweets joking about rape and pedophilia that were recently resurfaced. Disney fired Gunn, the director of Guardians of the Galaxy, after his tweets were unearthed by Pizzagaters Mike Cernovich and Jack Posobiec, sparking a debate over whether the star director should have been fired as ...

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Ted Cruz Backs Fellow Anti-LGBT Senator For SCOTUS

The Hill reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Wednesday touted his Republican colleague Sen. Mike Lee (Utah) as the “best choice” to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement announcement. “I think the single best choice President Trump could make to fill this vacancy is Sen. Mike Lee,” Cruz said on Fox News shortly after Kennedy’s ...

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GOP Senators Demand Probe Into Federal Grants That “Propagandize” Climate Change To TV Weathermen

NBC News reports: Four Republican senators called Wednesday for an investigation of National Science Foundation grants, saying the federal agency had ventured beyond science and into political advocacy, particularly with its support of a program to encourage TV weathercasters to report on global warming. The four senators called for a probe by the foundation’s inspector general, saying the $4 million ...

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TEXAS: Ted Cruz Defends Separating Migrant Families

The Dallas News reports: Sen. Ted Cruz defended the Trump administration’s policy of separating parents from children when they’re caught crossing the border illegally, saying that while such cases can be tragic, it’s “inevitable” when people violate U.S. law. “There’s actually a court order that prevents keeping the kids with the parents when you put the parents in jail. So ...

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Ted Cruz’s Father: SCOTUS Destroyed The Family When They Legalized Marriage Between Two Men And A Horse

“Let me tell you another two words that are not in Article 1, Section 8: The word ‘marriage’ or the word ‘family.’ That decision of the Supreme Court on June 26 of 2015, where they said that God got it wrong and marriage was not just between one man and a woman, it could be between two men and a ...

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Ted Cruz: I Pressured Trump To Pardon D’Souza

The Texas Tribune reports: U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on Friday detailed his role in urging President Donald Trump to pardon conservative writer and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza, saying he raised the issue with Trump while they traveled together last month in Texas. Trump announced Thursday that he was pardoning D’Souza, who pleaded guilty in 2014 to campaign finance fraud, tweeting ...

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Ted Cruz Calls For Using Anti-Trust Laws To Break Up Facebook And Google For Censoring Right Wing Views

In an interview published today by Breitbart, Sen. Ted Cruz called for using anti-trust laws to break up Facebook, Google, and other unnamed “technology giants” because right wingers believe they are being censored. “The scope of the power is truly unprecedented. You think back to the heights of yellow journalism, when publisher William Randolph Hearst controlled much of media and ...

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Ted Cruz: Trump Is A “Flash-Bang Grenade” Thrown Into Washington And It’s Fun To Watch Democrats Freak

Ted Cruz profiles his Glorious Leader for TIME Magazine: President Trump is a flash-bang grenade thrown into Washington by the forgotten men and women of America. The fact that his first year as Commander in Chief disoriented and distressed members of the media and political establishment is not a bug but a feature. The same cultural safe spaces that blinkered ...

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TEXAS: Cruz Challenger Closes Gap In New Poll

The Hill reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) holds a narrow lead over Democratic challenger Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), a poll released Wednesday showed. A Quinnipiac University Poll, conducted April 12-17, deemed the race too close to call. Cruz leads O’Rourke, by 3 percentage points — 47-44 — which falls within the poll’s margin of error of 3.6 percentage points. Support ...

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TEXAS: Cruz Challenger Reports Huge Donations

The Texas Tribune reports: U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, raised over $6.7 million for his U.S. Senate bid in the first quarter of 2018, according to his campaign, a staggering number that poses a new category of threat to Republican incumbent Ted Cruz. The haul is easily O’Rourke’s biggest fundraising quarter yet, more than double his next-closest total for ...

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BREAKING: GOP Resurrects “First Amendment Defense Act” To Legalize Anti-LGBT Discrimination Nationwide

The Hill reports: A group of 22 GOP senators is reintroducing a controversial measure that would protect opponents of same-sex marriage from federal actions intended to curb discrimination. The First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) would bar the federal government from taking any action against individuals who discriminate against same-sex couples or others based on “a sincerely held religious belief.” The ...

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Ted Cruz Warns That The Rage-Filled “Extreme Left” Will Turn Out In Historic Numbers For The 2018 Midterms

“If conservatives are complacent — we know that the left is going to show up. The extreme left, they’re angry. They’re filled with rage, they hate the president. And mark my words, we are going to see historic turnout from the extreme left in November, which means if conservatives stay home, we have the potential, we could lose both houses ...

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Lyin’ Ted Mocks Name Of Dem Challenger [AUDIO]

CNN reports: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s first shot at his expected Democratic challenger, Rep. Beto O’Rourke? Mocking his name. As Tuesday’s primaries were closing, Cruz’s campaign released a 60-second radio ad that was a country music jingle prodding O’Rourke for going by “Beto” rather than “Robert.” “Liberal Robert wanted to fit in, so he changed his name to Beto and ...

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Cruz Tells CPAC: Dems Are The Party Of Lisa Simpson

The Hill reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) compared the Democrats to know-it-all cartoon character Lisa Simpson in a Thursday appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference. “The Democrats are the party of Lisa Simpson and Republicans are happily the party of Homer, Bart, Maggie and Marge,” Cruz said, referring to the other Simpson family member on long-running cartoon show “The ...

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Ted Cruz Accuses Democrats Of Politicizing Shooting, Blames Obama For 2017 Shooting In Texas Church

Raw Story reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Thursday accused Democrats of politicizing the latest school massacre and insisted that “evil” would always be present regardless of gun laws. “Our prayers are with the families and all of those children who went through that horrible horror,” Cruz said. “This horror shouldn’t exist. And we don’t know right now exactly why ...

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BOOM: Joy Reid Calls Out Ted Cruz For Claiming He Opposes Shutdowns: You’re Not Even A Good Liar

The Daily Beast reports: Asked whether shutdowns should be used as political leverage, Cruz bafflingly replied, “We should not be shutting the government down. I have consistently opposed shutdowns. In 2013, I said we shouldn’t shut the government down; I went to the floor asking unanimous consent to reopen the government.” When Hunt noted that he actually “stood in the ...

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