Tag Archives: Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz Backs George Clooney On Brunei Boycott

The Washington Examiner reports: Sen. Ted Cruz is making common cause with actor George Clooney, known for his liberal brand of politics, in calling for an economic boycott of Brunei after the Southeast Asian country approved a measure that would make gay sex and adultery punishable by stoning. In an op-ed published on Deadline Friday, the actor condemned the Bruneian …

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Ted Cruz Backs Warren On Facebook “Censorship”

She gave him the opening and he went for it. Mediaite reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) expressed some rare agreement with a prominent rival across the aisle, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), on Twitter after Warren lamented big tech companies have “too much power” to decide what and what not to censor on social media platforms. “Curious why I think FB …

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Ted Cruz At CPAC: Republicans Would Have Won The House If They’d Pushed Harder For Border Wall Funding

Politico reports: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz claimed Friday that Republicans wouldn’t have lost the House of Representatives in the 2018 midterm elections had Congress more aggressively pushed border wall funding earlier, adding that Democrats are only opposed to a barrier along the southern border because they “hate” President Donald Trump. Cruz said he warned that the GOP would likely lose …

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Trump Interviewed Heidi Cruz To Head World Bank

The Independent reports: Donald Trump interviewed Heidi Cruz – wife of Texan senator Ted Cruz – for World Bank president but is not now considering giving her the job, people familiar with the matter have said. Treasury Undersecretary David Malpass remains the clear frontrunner for the job, but Mr Trump has continued to consider others, including Ms Cruz and prominent …

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Dem Sen. Michael Bennet Rages About Ted Cruz’s “Crocodile Tears” To Reopen The Government [VIDEO]

As you surely recall, Ted Cruz virtually single-handedly shut down the federal government in 2013. The Washington Examiner reports: Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., bellowed at GOP Sen. Ted Cruz on the Senate floor Thursday and accused Cruz of faking his desire to re-open the government. “These crocodile tears that the senator from Texas is crying for first responders are too …

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GOP Senators Introduce $25 Billion Border Wall Bill

Roll Call reports: Republican senators have introduced legislation to fully fund President Trump’s request of $25 billion for the U.S.-Mexico border wall. “The WALL Act would fully fund the border wall by closing existing loopholes that provide illegal immigrants with federal benefits and tax credits, without affecting the benefits and tax credits used by Americans,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said …

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Nine Inch Nails Frontman Trent Reznor: I Told Ted Cruz To Fuck Off When He Asked To Be On Our Guest List

The Hill reports: Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor claimed at a Tuesday concert in Texas that he told Republican Sen. Ted Cruz to “f— off” after he asked to be put on the guest list for the show. In video captured from the group’s concert in Dallas, Reznor can first be seen asking the crowd: “Who voted for Ted …

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TEXAS: Ted Cruz Narrowly Defeats Beto O’Rourke

CNBC reports: Republican Ted Cruz of Texas is projected to win re-election to a second term in the U.S. Senate, emerging victorious from the toughest political fight of his career, according to NBC News. Cruz overcame significant deficits in fundraising and enthusiasm to defeat Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke in one of the most closely watched races in the country. Texas …

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Triumph The Insult Comic Dog Meets Beto And Cruz

The Daily Beast reports: As Stephen Colbert explained Monday night, with Conan O’Brien off this week, he was “kind enough to lend” his field correspondent to The Daily Show. Not only did Triumph, as played by Colbert’s old colleague Robert Smigel from The Dana Carvey Show, come face-to-face with Cruz, he also met up with his wildly popular Democratic opponent …

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Trump’s Voice Stars In New Anti-Cruz Ad [VIDEO]

This just out anti-Cruz ad is nothing but Trump audio: “I must tell you something about Ted Cruz. I have never, never met someone who lies more than Ted Cruz. One of the great liars of all time. That’s why we call him ‘Lyin’ Ted.’ Lyin’ Ted! He holds the Bible high, and then he lies. Ted Cruz, he’s taken …

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Ted Cruz Accuses Beto Of Funding Migrant Caravan After Campaign Legally Donates $300 To Local Shelter

The Dallas News reports: Sen. Ted Cruz accused Rep. Beto O’Rourke on Friday of allowing aides to use campaign donations to help Central American migrants moving north through Mexico in a so-called caravan. Cruz based his allegation on undercover video from Project Veritas, a right-wing group with a checkered history of infiltrating liberal organizations and campaigns and using selective–and dubious …

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Ted Cruz Rages After John Brennan Endorses Beto

Politico reports: Sen. Ted Cruz slammed John Brennan after the former CIA director endorsed Democrat Rep. Beto O’Rourke in Texas’ highly watched Senate race. “John Brennan — who publicly admitted voting for the Communist Party candidate for President in 1976 — has now endorsed Beto. Brennan led the CIA while we undermined and weakened Israel, strengthened North Korea, ignored ISIS, …

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Ted Cruz Tweets Zodiac Killer Letter For Halloween

As usual, Ted Cruz thinks he’s a comedian: Incumbent Texas Senator Ted Cruz (R) tweeted a letter from the Zodiac killer in an apparent Halloween joke Wednesday. The once-popular meme that Cruz is the Zodiac killer emerged during the 2016 national election. Five people in Northern California were killed by the Zodiac killer, who was never identified, in the late …

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TEXAS: New Poll Shows Cruz’s Lead Shrinking Further

The Texas Tribune reports: Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz leads challenger U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, by 3.6 percentage points among likely voters in a new University of Texas at Tyler poll released Wednesday. According to the poll, which is the first one released by the university, 47 percent of the 905 likely voters surveyed online and on the …

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TEXAS: Cruz Lead Shrinks To +5 With One Week To Go

Quinnipiac Polling reports:  Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz clings to a narrow 51 – 46 percent likely voter lead over U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic challenger in the Texas Senate race, according to a Quinnipiac University Poll released today. This compares to a 54 – 45 percent Cruz likely voter lead in an October 11 survey. Today, O’Rourke …

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TEXAS: Beto O’Rourke Down Six Points In Latest Poll

The Texas Tribune reports: Republican Ted Cruz leads Democrat Beto O’Rourke 51 percent to 45 percent in the Texas race for the U.S. Senate, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll. Libertarian Neal Dikeman was the choice of 2 percent of likely voters and another 2 percent said they would vote for someone else. Democratic and Republican voters, …

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Cruz On Bombs: Democrats “Actively Encouraged This”

Raw Story reports: During an interview on his campaign bus with MSNBC’s Chuck Todd, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) suggested that Democrats encouraged the political environment that led to multiple of their leaders being sent bombs in the mail on Wednesday. Todd asked Cruz if President Donald Trump could have been stronger in his condemnation of the potential explosives that were …

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TEXAS: Cruz Lead Shrinks To Five Points In New Poll

Just in via press release: Today, Ipsos released new election data in partnership with Reuters and the University of Virginia Center for Politics, showing that Republican Ted Cruz (49%) holds a slight lead over Democrat Beto O’Rourke (44%) in the Texas Senate race among likely voters. In the generic ballot question, Republicans also lead Democrats by 6 points (49% to …

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Ted Cruz: Beto Can Share A Cell With Hillary Clinton

Newsweek reports: During a rally in Georgetown, Texas, on Tuesday, for Republican Senator Ted Cruz, a supporter shouted “Lock him up” in reference to Cruz’s opponent, Beto O’Rourke. Cruz replied that O’Rourke could share a cell with former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. “Well, you know, there’s a double-occupancy cell with Hillary Clinton,” Cruz said. “Ya’ll are gonna get me in …

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Trump: He’s Not Lyin’ Ted Anymore, He’s Beautiful Ted

So this just happened: Before heading to Houston, Texas, on Monday for a rally in support of Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) re-election campaign, President Donald Trump clarified his position on the onetime presidential hopeful. “He’s not ‘Lyin’ Ted anymore. He’s beautiful Ted,” Trump told reporters on the White House’s South Lawn. Trump also said that he calls him Cruz and …

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