Beto Defends Ted Cruz After DC Heckling Incident

Roll Call reports:

Rep. Beto O’Rourke on Tuesday defended Sen. Ted Cruz after the senator and his wife were swarmed by protesters while they were having dinner at a Washington restaurant.

O’Rourke is attempting to unseat Cruz in November’s Senate election. A RealClearPolitics average of polls in the race shows Cruz with a 4.5 percentage point lead in the race.

Protesters approached Cruz and his wife while they were having dinner at a restaurant on Monday evening and heckled him over his views of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.