Tag Archives: Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz: I’m A “No” On Trumpcare For Now

Politico reports: Sen. Ted Cruz said Sunday that he doesn’t support the latest Obamacare repeal plan drafted by Sens. Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham and suggested that the proposal also lacks the vote of Sen. Mike Lee. The Texas Republican said at the Texas Tribune festival in Austin that he and Lee had offered amendments to the Graham-Cassidy proposal that …

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Ted Cruz On Dildos: Consenting Adults Should Be Able To Do Whatever They Want In Their Bedrooms [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Sen. Ted Cruz denied Wednesday that he was the one who liked a pornographic video from his Twitter account. “It was not me,” Cruz said in an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash in Washington, calling the mishap “an honest mistake.” Cruz reiterated the message from his office and said they had since identified the staffer, but refused to …

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Ted Cruz Blames Porn Tweet On Unnamed Staffer

NBC News reports: Sen. Ted Cruz is getting a lot of unwanted attention on social media Tuesday morning after the Texas Republican’s account liked a tweet featuring a pornographic video. Cruz addressed the notoriety Tuesday, even joking about it before answering questions from reporters on Capitol Hill: “This is not how I envisioned waking up this morning.” He said he …

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OOPS: Ted Cruz “Likes” Porn Clip On Twitter

Newsweek reports: The excuses are almost inevitable, and predictable: The account was hacked, possibly by those pesky Russians. Or some rogue intern got hold of the social media, a secret Democrat intent on sabotage. Whatever the case, it is all but certain that Ted Cruz, the conservative Republican who serves as the junior Senator from Texas, will deny having “liked” …

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Chris Christie: Ted Cruz Is Lying About Voting Against Sandy Relief Because The Bill Was Pork-Filled [VIDEO]

NJ.com reports: Gov. Chris Christie slammed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Tuesday night for saying two-thirds of the Hurricane Sandy relief aid had “nothing to do with Sandy.” Christie, speaking on MSNBC a day after Cruz made the assertion on the same network the prior day, called the lawmaker out by name and accused him of exploiting national disasters for his …

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GOP Pundit Claims Trump’s Presidency Is “Effectively Legislatively Over” After Obamacare Fail [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: Following the collapse of the “skinny” Obamacare repeal bill Friday, one pundit has declared the Trump presidency as good as finished. Appearing on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Friday, Sen. Ted Cruz’s former Communications Director Rick Tyler said, “I think this presidency is effectively over.” Tyler told the show’s co-host, Mika Brzezinski, that, “If you look …

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White House Floats Ted Cruz For Attorney General

Ted Cruz is widely hated by his own chamber, so approval seems rather iffy. From the Washington Post: Among the names being floated as possible Sessions replacements are Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) and former New York City mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, according to people familiar with the conversations. Giuliani dismissed a report floating his name as a possible attorney general …

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Sen. Ted Cruz Dismisses Junior’s Scandal: None Of My Constituents Care About Russian Collusion [VIDEO]

Ted Cruz is in full deflect mode: Speaking with reporters on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Cruz insisted that interest in the Russia scandal was simply a fixation of the media — and that average American citizens couldn’t care less. “Washington is obsessed right now, it is the Democratic talking point du jour,” Cruz told a gaggle of reporters. “But when …

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Ted Cruz Accuses CNN Of “Extortion” Over “Threat” To Unmask Person Who Created Clip Tweeted By Trump

Via Mediaite: Ted Cruz suggested on Twitter Wednesday that the ongoing debacle surrounding CNN’s apparent threat to reveal the identity of the anonymous Redditor who created the video depicting President Donald Trump beating a man with a CNN logo superimposed on his head. CNN reporter Andrew Kaczynski put out an article on Tuesday in which he notes that Reddit user …

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Four Republican Senators Oppose Trumpcare Bill Because It Doesn’t Fully Repeal Obamacare [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Four conservative Republican senators announced Thursday that they opposed the current version of GOP Senate leadership’s health care bill as written. Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah said in a joint statement they’re “not ready to vote for this bill.” “Currently, for a variety of reasons, …

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Ted Cruz Gets The Hook At Wingnut Event [VIDEO]

So this happened today: You know how when someone takes a bit too long with their speech at the Oscars — especially the low-profile winners — the orchestra inevitably plays them off? Well, that just happened to Ted Cruz. Speaking at the Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference today, the Texas senator began thanking everyone in attendance. Perhaps thinking that was …

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BOOM: Sally Yates Hands Ted Cruz His Head [VIDEO]

The HuffPost reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) attempted to school career federal prosecutor Sally Yates on the law, and it did not go well. While the hearing was focused on Trump and his associates’ alleged ties to Russia, some senators, including Cruz, instead focused on Yates’ refusal to defend the president’s executive order. While questioning that decision, Cruz, also a …

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Ted Cruz Backs Breakup Of Ninth Circuit Court To “Free States Of Corrosive Left Wing Influence” [AUDIO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) says that breaking up the 9th U.S Circuit Court of Appeals is “certainly a possibility.” “The 9th Circuit is the largest federal court of appeals,” he said Thursday on “The Jack Riccardi Show.” “I think that’s a topic I can easily see the [Senate] Judiciary Committee taking up, and we’ll have to see …

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Ted Cruz: Allegations Against AG Jeff Sessions Are Just A “Nothing Burger” Pile Of Political Theater [VIDEO]

The Austin Statesman reports: U.S. Sen Ted Cruz said Thursday that calls for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign or recuse himself from an investigation of ties between the Russian government and the Trump campaign were “political theater,” and that Sessions’ meeting with the Russian ambassador during the campaign — that he failed to disclose at his Senate confirmation hearing …

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Ted Cruz: Another SCOTUS Seat Will Open This Summer And Democrats Will Go “Bat Crap Crazy” [VIDEO]

TIME reports: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz predicted that the Supreme Court will have another open seat by this summer. In an on-stage interview at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, the Republican Senator predicted that there might be another opening on the nation’s high court soon. “This summer, I think we’ll have another Supreme Court vacancy,” he said. Cruz did …

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LIVE VIDEO: Sanders Debates Cruz On Obamacare

CNN reports: Under President Donald Trump, the Republican Party is gearing up to overhaul Obamacare — the sweeping health care law enacted in 2010 that covers some 20 million Americans. At a special CNN town hall debate Tuesday night, two senators with diametrically opposed views of the government’s role in health care — Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders — will …

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Bernie Sanders To Debate Ted Cruz On Obamacare

Via press release from CNN: CNN anchor Jake Tapper and chief political correspondent Dana Bash will moderate a Town Hall Debate with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Texas Senator Ted Cruz on the future of Obamacare at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7. President Donald Trump has made repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act one of his top priorities …

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Texas Democrat To Challenge Ted Cruz In 2018

The Texas Democrat who won national headlines for live-streaming the House gun control sit-in says he’ll challenge Ted Cruz for his Senate seat next year. From the Texas Tribune: U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke said Thursday he is all but certain to make a run for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s seat in 2018. “I’ve had the chance to talk to a …

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