Ted Cruz Touts Texas Highway Project He Voted Against

The Guardian reports:

The Texas Republican senator Ted Cruz called a new highway project “a great bipartisan victory” that will bring “jobs to Texas and millions of dollars to the state”.

The White House responded: “Senator Cruz voted against this.” A spokesperson for Cruz said the senator “made it possible” – but did not contest that Cruz voted against the $1.5 trillion spending package which contained the highway project.

The other Texas US senator, John Cornyn, voted for the spending bill. He said then: “The Senate has the responsibility not just to keep the lights on but also to make critical investments in our country.

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