The Associated Press reports:
On an invitation-only call with GOP state lawmakers last week, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz falsely claimed Democrats are working to give “illegal aliens” and “child molesters” the right to vote, according to a recording of the call obtained by the Associated Press.
The call, which occurred amid an ongoing battle over voting rights, was organized by the American Legislative Exchange Council, a conservative group that recommends legislation to lawmakers.
Cruz’s statements, recorded by a person on the call, capture the building intensity behind Republicans’ nationwide campaign to restrict access to the ballot.
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Ted Cruz falsely claimed Democrats want to give ‘illegal aliens’ and ‘child molesters’ the right to vote during a leaked invite-only call with GOP state lawmakers https://t.co/OXGrs4hHC9
— Politics Insider (@PoliticsInsider) March 20, 2021
Democrats are trying to expand voting rights to “illegal aliens” and “child molesters,” Cruz claimed in audio obtained by AP, and Republicans must stop them
He said if election legislation before the Senate passes, the GOP won’t win again for generations https://t.co/xrfongf37n
— Jonathan Lemire (@JonLemire) March 20, 2021