Tag Archives: Ted Cruz

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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Lindsey Graham: Trump Should Nominate Ted Cruz To SCOTUS And Democrats Better Not Try To Block Him

Greenville’s NBC affiliate reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham made a stop Friday in the Upstate. Graham attended the Veterans Day ceremony at Greenville Memorial Hospital and spoke with WYFF News 4’s Patrick Hussion about the open seat on the Supreme Court. He said President-elect Donald Trump should nominate Sen. Ted Cruz for the seat. “I’m here to tell my Democratic colleagues ...

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Ted Cruz: I Early-Voted For Trump (Even Though He Called My Wife Ugly And Said My Dad Helped Kill JFK)

The Hill reports: Sen. Ted Cruz voted for Donald Trump this week, capping off a roller coaster relationship with his former primary foe. The Texas Republican told a local Houston TV station that he “cast a ballot” for his party’s presidential nominee and other GOP candidates up for election. “I voted straight-ticket Republican,” Cruz said Monday. “I encourage conservatives to ...

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Ted Cruz On Merrick Garland: There’s A Historical Precedent For Leaving A Supreme Court Seat Unfilled

The Washington Post reports: Speaking to reporters after a campaign rally for a Republican U.S. Senate candidate here, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) said that there was “precedent” for a Supreme Court with fewer than nine justices — appearing to suggest that the blockade on nominee Merrick Garland could last past the election. “You know, I think there will be plenty ...

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Ted Cruz: I’m Sticking With Donald Trump [VIDEO]

Politico reports: There will be no Texas two-step on Ted Cruz’s much-belated decision to endorse Donald Trump. The Texas senator told a local TV station in Muleshoe, Texas, on Monday that despite lewd video showing Trump joking of unwanted sexual advances on women he would still back Trump over Hillary Clinton. “I am supporting the Republican nominee because I think ...

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IT’S COME TO THIS: Sad Ted Cruz Works Phones For Man Who Accused His Father Of Killing JFK [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: It’s come to this. Sen. Ted Cruz, who recently threw his belated support behind Republican candidate Donald Trump, has been reduced to placing unanswered calls to Texas voters asking them to come out on election day and vote for “freedom.” “Freedom,” in this case, also referring to the man who smeared his wife and father during the GOP ...

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Glenn Beck Flips Out After Ted Cruz Lamely Attempts To Justify His Endorsement Of Donald Trump [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: On Friday, Ted Cruz officially endorsed Donald Trump and the news did not sit well with Glenn Beck, who had campaigned for Cruz during the Republican primaries on the grounds that he had been anointed by God to save America, and who has vowed never to support Trump. Cruz appeared on Beck’s radio ...

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Ted Cruz Endorses “Immoral Liar” Who Called His Wife Ugly And Accused His Father Of Helping To Kill JFK

CNN reports: Ted Cruz endorsed Donald Trump for the presidency Friday afternoon, a stunning turn of events after a contentious primary filled with nasty personal attacks and a dramatic snub at the Republican National Convention. “After many months of careful consideration, of prayer and searching my own conscience, I have decided that on Election Day, I will vote for the ...

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Reince Priebus Threatens Kasich, Cruz, And Jeb: Back Trump Or We’ll Block Your Future Presidential Bids

The New York Daily News reports: Republican Party boss Reince Priebus on Sunday threatened GOP lawmakers who had yet to endorse Donald Trump with the possibility that he would work to prevent them from seeking the presidency if they ran again in the future. “People who agreed to support the nominee, that took part in our process, they used tools ...

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Ted Cruz: Boycott All National Anthem Protesters

Via Raw Story: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is on a new crusade and this time it’s against something his home state loves: Football. Monday in a Trump-style Twitter rant, Cruz advocated that fans stop purchasing NFL merchandise from athletes who are protesting the national anthem at games. Cruz’s campaign news comes a week after it was announced Colin Kaepernick’s jersey ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Homocon-Owned Out Hotel To Close After Boycott Over Fundraiser For Ted Cruz

Lucas Grindley reports at the Advocate: The hotel that had become a symbol of support for Ted Cruz’s antigay policies is now closing. The Out Hotel in New York City faced a heated boycott last year after its gay owners held a fundraising dinner party at their home for the Texas senator and Republican presidential hopeful. Ian Reisner and his ...

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Bad Lip Reading: Ted Cruz At The RNC [VIDEO]

RedState recaps: And now for something completely different. Ted Cruz’s speech at the RNC was nothing short of historical. The man got up, told people to vote their conscience, didn’t endorse Trump, and walked away as the convention, the media, and the political world exploded behind him. This moment in history has to be memorialized, and the popular YouTube channel ...

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Ted Cruz Money Beg: Somebody Might Run Against Me In Two Years So You Must Donate Right Now

Just in from Lyin’ Ted Cruz: Joe, This morning, the Castro brothers of Texas – Julian and Joaquin, made an announcement, and I want you to be the first to know. In an interview with Charlie Rose of CBS, Joaquin Castro said he will take a look at running for Senate in 2018. Despite any record of achievement and a ...

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RNC Chairman Reince Priebus Backs Trump On Linking Ted Cruz’s Father To Lee Harvey Oswald

The Hill reports: Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Sunday defended presidential nominee Donald Trump, who again linked Sen. Ted Cruz’s father to President Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald last week. “He’s got a right to talk about whatever he wants to talk about, however, I don’t think he was every saying this was some of factual information,” Priebus ...

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REVENGE: Trump Attacks Cruz, Says Nobody Has Ever Disproved That His Father Helped Kill JFK [VIDEO]

So this happened today. Via Politico: A day after accepting the Republican Party’s nomination for president, Donald Trump rehashed a conspiracy theory that claims the man who killed President John F. Kennedy once cavorted with Ted Cruz’s father. “I don’t know his father. I met him once. I think he’s a lovely guy,” Trump said at a morning-after rally in ...

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Sarah Palin To Ted Cruz: Delete Your Career

“Turns out Ted Cruz’s partner, Carly Fiorina, had a more graceful exit from the political stage than he had. Cruz’s broken pledge to support the will of the people tonight was one of those career-ending ‘read my lips’ moments. “I guarantee American voters took notice and felt more unsettling confirmation as to why we don’t much like typical politicians because ...

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