Tag Archives: Ted Cruz

Glorious Leader Attacks “Flake” Beto O’Rourke

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday attacked Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), calling him a “flake” and saying he “is not in the same league” as his opponent in the Texas Senate race, incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R). Trump, who often attacked Cruz while campaigning against him in the Republican presidential primaries in 2016, added in a second tweet that …

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LIVE VIDEO: Beto O’Rourke Debates Ted Cruz

The New York Times reports: Three weeks after their last debate, Senator Ted Cruz and Representative Beto O’Rourke will face off again Tuesday night for the second and perhaps final time, as Mr. Cruz seeks to widen his lead in the polls and Mr. O’Rourke tries to restore dimming Democratic hopes that he can unseat Mr. Cruz and pull off …

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The “Biggest Stadium In Texas” Trump Can Find For His “Major Rally” For Ted Cruz Only Seats 8000 People

The Dallas Morning News reports: President Donald Trump will star at a rally in Houston on Oct. 22 to help Sen. Ted Cruz, the president’s campaign announced Monday night. The president announced last month that he would hold a “major rally” for Cruz at “the biggest stadium in Texas we can find.” That turned out to be the 8,000-seat NRG …

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New Ad Rips Ted Cruz For Liking White Castle After He Calls Beto A “Triple Meat Whataburger Liberal” [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: Director Richard Linklater’s burger attack on Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is one juicy diss. In another political ad from the “Fire Ted Cruz” PAC, an older man has a beef with the incumbent calling Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke a “Triple Meat Whataburger liberal who is out of touch with Texas values.” Whataburger, a chain founded in …

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Ted Cruz Reverses On CNN Debate With Beto O’Rourke

The Associated Press reports: Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says he’s willing to participate in a nationally televised debate with Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke — potentially raising the stakes on a Texas race already among the country’s most-watched. Cruz made the announcement while campaigning Friday in Houston. It came hours after O’Rourke announced raising a record $38.1 million over the last …

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Beto O’Rourke Breaks Senate Fundraising Record

The Texas Tribune reports: U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, raised $38.1 million for his U.S. Senate campaign in the third quarter, a new record for the largest fundraising quarter ever in a U.S. Senate race, according to his campaign. The haul more than tripled Republican incumbent Ted Cruz’s fundraising for the past three months, which Cruz has said was …

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Rep. Steve King: Julian Castro And Joaquin Castro Are Learning Spanish To “Qualify As Retroactive Hispanics”

The Hill reports: Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) took to Twitter with a controversial claim about Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro (D) and his brother, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro. In a tweet on Thursday, King accused the two brothers, who are second generation Mexican Americans, of taking “Spanish lessons to qualify as retroactive Hispanics.” The GOP lawmaker’s …

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Ted Cruz Backs Out Of CNN Town Hall With Beto

Salon reports: Sen. Ted Cruz has decided to not participate in a CNN town hall event with his Democratic rival, Rep. Beto O’Rourke. So instead, O’Rourke will get a full hour on the cable news network alone. The town hall event will be held in the Texas town of McAllen and had initially been accepted by both candidates. As CNN …

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New Ad Eviscerates Ted Cruz: If Somebody Called My Wife A Dog, I Wouldn’t Be Kissing Their Ass [VIDEO]

The Washington Post recaps a new anti-Ted Cruz ad: The camera cuts to a white-haired man sitting in a dimly lit restaurant, its walls lined with Texas license plates and vintage Route 66 road signs, a bottle of red hot sauce on the table. He clutches a diner mug in one hand. “Somebody left something on my door the other …

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Ted Cruz: My Wife And I Had To Shelter In Place From A “Mob Of Fifteen Screaming Leftist Protesters” [VIDEO]

Ted Cruz is still whining about his restaurant ordeal. The Texas senator explained to Sean Hannity on Fox News that they were going to dinner when “unfortunately somehow the protestors were waiting for us as we walked in.” “They surrounded us, they screamed at us,” he said. “They basically shut down the restaurant and made it impossible to have dinner. …

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TEXAS: Junior And His Mistress Campaign For Ted Cruz

ABC News reports: Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of President Trump, is set to campaign in Texas on Wednesday with GOP Sen. Ted Cruz, a former political foe of his father during the 2016 presidential election who now finds himself in an unexpectedly close race for re-election this midterm cycle. Trump Jr. and his girlfriend, former Fox News host …

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Wingnuts Try To Fake Beto Endorsement By Rouhani

The Daily Beast reports: A neoconservative foreign policy group appeared to try and get audio recorded claiming erroneously that Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D-TX) Senate campaign was endorsed by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. “Hello, I am Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran,” the script read. “Today, it is my pleasure to endorse Beto O’Rourke for U.S. Senate. As …

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TEXAS: Ted Cruz Trolled With 2016 Trump Tweet

Houston’s KHOU reports: A billboard truck with an old tweet from President Trump on it was spotted at Hermann Park Monday morning. The truck shows a tweet from then-candidate Donald Trump criticizing then-opponent Senator Ted Cruz during the 2016 presidential race. The truck is an advertisement purchased with funds raised by Antonio Arellano, a Houston-based activist and Latino community organizer …

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Texas Gov Calls Beto O’Rourke A “Cult-Like Figure”

The Hill reports: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Monday described Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) as “cult-like” in the way that he’s garnered attention in his bid to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). “He’s been a cult-like, very popular figure the way that he’s run the campaign, but you don’t vote on cult, you don’t vote on personality when you …

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TEXAS: Willie Nelson Sings “Vote ‘Em Out” At Beto Rally

The Guardian reports: Willie Nelson took to the stage in Austin on Saturday night wearing a “Beto for Texas” cap over his trademark braided hair. It didn’t last long – within minutes he had flung the hat into the crowd and replaced it with his trusted red bandana. That Nelson was there in the heart of the capital to lend …

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TEXAS: Ted Cruz Dodges On 2020 White House Bid

The Texas Tribune reports: Asked in an interview with the Tribune whether he might run for president in 2020, Cruz said “I am focused on the United States Senate.” “Can you commit to serving out your term?” the Tribune‘s Alana Rocha asked. In response, Cruz began: “You know, as we stand here today, the Texas Board of Education is getting …

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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. …

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Ted Cruz Heckled Out Of DC Restaurant [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) was forced out of the D.C. restaurant Fiola on Monday night by protesters denouncing his friendship with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. An activist group posted a video on Twitter showing Cruz and his wife being chased out of the restaurant by protesters chanting “We believe survivors!” Cruz then tells the loud …

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LIVE VIDEO: Beto O’Rourke Debates Ted Cruz

PBS reports: Republican Sen. Ted Cruz will face Democratic challenger Rep. Beto O’Rourke on Friday in Dallas, the first debate of the Texas Senate race. The hourlong debate is being hosted by the Dallas Morning News, Southern Methodist University and KXAS-TV. The debate — the first of three scheduled debates in the race — will take place at Southern Methodist …

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Analyst Moves Texas Senate Race To Toss-Up

The Hill reports: The Cook Political Report on Friday updated its rating for Texas’s heated Senate race, moving it from leans Republican to toss-up amid new polls showing Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) in a tightening race with Sen. Ted Cruz (R). The change in rating Friday came amid two other Senate race changes, with the prediction website changing the race …

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