Tag Archives: Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz Dismisses Junior’s Scandal: None Of My Constituents Care About Russian Collusion [VIDEO]

Ted Cruz is in full deflect mode: Speaking with reporters on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Cruz insisted that interest in the Russia scandal was simply a fixation of the media — and that average American citizens couldn’t care less. “Washington is obsessed right now, it is the Democratic talking point du jour,” Cruz told a gaggle of reporters. “But when ...

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Ted Cruz Accuses CNN Of “Extortion” Over “Threat” To Unmask Person Who Created Clip Tweeted By Trump

Via Mediaite: Ted Cruz suggested on Twitter Wednesday that the ongoing debacle surrounding CNN’s apparent threat to reveal the identity of the anonymous Redditor who created the video depicting President Donald Trump beating a man with a CNN logo superimposed on his head. CNN reporter Andrew Kaczynski put out an article on Tuesday in which he notes that Reddit user ...

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Four Republican Senators Oppose Trumpcare Bill Because It Doesn’t Fully Repeal Obamacare [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Four conservative Republican senators announced Thursday that they opposed the current version of GOP Senate leadership’s health care bill as written. Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah said in a joint statement they’re “not ready to vote for this bill.” “Currently, for a variety of reasons, ...

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Ted Cruz Gets The Hook At Wingnut Event [VIDEO]

So this happened today: You know how when someone takes a bit too long with their speech at the Oscars — especially the low-profile winners — the orchestra inevitably plays them off? Well, that just happened to Ted Cruz. Speaking at the Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference today, the Texas senator began thanking everyone in attendance. Perhaps thinking that was ...

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Funny Or Die Provides Hilarious “Subtext Transcript” Of Sally Yates’ Smackdown Of Sen. Ted Cruz [VIDEO]

On Monday, former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates went toe-to-toe with Ted Cruz in her Senate testimony on Trump’s travel. Virtually everybody except Breitbart (of course) gave the win to Yates and today Funny Or Die provides an onscreen “subtext transcript” of their exchange. Watch below.

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BOOM: Sally Yates Hands Ted Cruz His Head [VIDEO]

The HuffPost reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) attempted to school career federal prosecutor Sally Yates on the law, and it did not go well. While the hearing was focused on Trump and his associates’ alleged ties to Russia, some senators, including Cruz, instead focused on Yates’ refusal to defend the president’s executive order. While questioning that decision, Cruz, also a ...

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Ted Cruz Backs Breakup Of Ninth Circuit Court To “Free States Of Corrosive Left Wing Influence” [AUDIO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) says that breaking up the 9th U.S Circuit Court of Appeals is “certainly a possibility.” “The 9th Circuit is the largest federal court of appeals,” he said Thursday on “The Jack Riccardi Show.” “I think that’s a topic I can easily see the [Senate] Judiciary Committee taking up, and we’ll have to see ...

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Ted Cruz: Allegations Against AG Jeff Sessions Are Just A “Nothing Burger” Pile Of Political Theater [VIDEO]

The Austin Statesman reports: U.S. Sen Ted Cruz said Thursday that calls for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign or recuse himself from an investigation of ties between the Russian government and the Trump campaign were “political theater,” and that Sessions’ meeting with the Russian ambassador during the campaign — that he failed to disclose at his Senate confirmation hearing ...

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Ted Cruz: Another SCOTUS Seat Will Open This Summer And Democrats Will Go “Bat Crap Crazy” [VIDEO]

TIME reports: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz predicted that the Supreme Court will have another open seat by this summer. In an on-stage interview at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, the Republican Senator predicted that there might be another opening on the nation’s high court soon. “This summer, I think we’ll have another Supreme Court vacancy,” he said. Cruz did ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Sanders Debates Cruz On Obamacare

CNN reports: Under President Donald Trump, the Republican Party is gearing up to overhaul Obamacare — the sweeping health care law enacted in 2010 that covers some 20 million Americans. At a special CNN town hall debate Tuesday night, two senators with diametrically opposed views of the government’s role in health care — Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders — will ...

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Bernie Sanders To Debate Ted Cruz On Obamacare

Via press release from CNN: CNN anchor Jake Tapper and chief political correspondent Dana Bash will moderate a Town Hall Debate with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Texas Senator Ted Cruz on the future of Obamacare at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7. President Donald Trump has made repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act one of his top priorities ...

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Roger Stone: My Photographic Analysis Proves That Ted Cruz’s Father Definitely Helped Assassinate JFK

“In my upcoming book, The Making President 2016, I show you why it is not fake news and I make the case that Ted Cruz’s father was indeed a CIA operative and was indeed in New Orleans. So that has yet to be adjudicated. You’re going to want to read this book. Why did Trump do that? That’s simple. It ...

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Texas Democrat To Challenge Ted Cruz In 2018

The Texas Democrat who won national headlines for live-streaming the House gun control sit-in says he’ll challenge Ted Cruz for his Senate seat next year. From the Texas Tribune: U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke said Thursday he is all but certain to make a run for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s seat in 2018. “I’ve had the chance to talk to a ...

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Nutbag Ted Cruz’s Latest Scam: Support Defunding The United Nations By Sending ME Your Donations

Via email: Dear Joe, Unfortunately, the disgraceful anti-Israel resolution passed by the United Nations Security Council was apparently only the opening salvo in the Obama administration’s final assault on Israel. Senator Ted Cruz is helping lead the fight in the U.S. Senate to ensure the United States stands unshakably with Israel – and he’s also fighting to ensure no U.S. ...

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HYPOCRISY EXPLOSION: Ted Cruz Whines That Dem Obstructionists Will Filibuster “Absolutely Everything”

Salon reports: Speaking on Monday at a conservative student organization event in Palm Beach, Florida, Sen. Ted Cruz warned that Democrats will become “obstructionists at a level we’ve never seen” under a Donald Trump administration. In what has to be a giant fit of irony, the Texas lawmaker — who single-handedly shut the government down because Democrats wouldn’t repeal their ...

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Republicans To Re-Introduce Bill To Legalize Anti-LGBT Discrimination Nationwide Because Donald Trump

Dominic Holden reports at Buzzfeed: Sen. Mike Lee of Utah will reintroduce a bill next year to protect people and corporations that hold a religious objection to same-sex marriage, a spokesman for his office told BuzzFeed News, adding that the political climate amid Donald Trump’s presidency will give the legislation a better shot at advancing than it had the past ...

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Ted Cruz Refuses To Recant Campaign Claim That Donald Trump Is An “Amoral Pathological Liar” [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, reflecting on his Republican primary fight against now President-elect Donald Trump, emphasized that he wants to help the incoming administration succeed but did not disown his claim during the campaign that Trump was a “pathological liar.” ABC News’ Martha Raddatz asked Cruz today on “This Week” about his remark during the GOP primary ...

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Ted Cruz: I’m Still In It For The SCOTUS Nomination

I called this earlier today when Sessions got the AG job. The Hill reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is not ruling out the possibility of filling the Supreme Court’s open seat. Asked Friday at a National Lawyers Convention event whether he’d accept a high court nomination, Cruz responded: “What I will say is that history is long and can take ...

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REPORT: Ted Cruz Wants The Attorney General Job

The Hill reports: Ted Cruz has told confidants he’s interested in serving as attorney general in the Trump administration, according to two sources familiar with the conversations. Speculation that the Texas senator could become attorney general began Tuesday after Cruz met President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence at Trump Tower in Manhattan. Cruz also wandered into the office ...

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Kellyanne Conway: We’re Sticking With Our List Of 21 SCOTUS Candidates (Which Doesn’t Include Ted Cruz)

Politico reports: President-elect Donald Trump is “committed” to only nominating a Supreme Court justice from his previously disclosed list of potential additions to the high court, his campaign manager said Wednesday. As the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Trump released a list of 11 potential nominees in May. He expanded his potential selection pool in September with 10 additional names. “You’ve ...

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