In Leaked Call, Cruz Lies To State Lawmakers, Says Dems Are Working To Give “Illegal Aliens” Right To Vote

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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