Skip to comments.Trump says he's ditched Lyin' Ted name: 'He's Beautiful Ted'
Posted on 10/22/2018 1:58:13 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
President Donald Trump let bygones be bygones Monday with his former rival presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, praising the Texas Republican before heading to Houston to rally for him.
When the two men were duking it out for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, Trump famously hurled insults at Cruz, christening him with one of Trump's signature monikers: "Lyin' Ted." Trump also went after Cruz's family, suggesting Cruz's father was involved in the John F. Kennedy assassination and targeting Cruz's wife Heidi for her appearance.
But the president made a reversal of his past insults as he prepared for his highly anticipated rally in support of Cruz's Senate reelection campaign.
"He's not Lyin' Ted anymore. He's Beautiful Ted," Trump said. "I call him Texas Ted."
Still, when asked if he regretted his comments about Cruz's father, Trump demurred and played the comments off as part of a "very, very nasty and tough campaign."
"I don't regret anything, honestly," Trump said. "It all worked out very nicely."
Trump spoke while leaving the White House for Houston, where he will rally in support of Cruz, who faces a challenge from Rep. Beto O'Rourke....
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Haha I love it
Is he trying to troll some lefty into a homophobic slur?
I don’t know if I would go so far as to call Ted Cruz beautiful, but he’s pretty good looking, I suppose.
I’d go ahead and call him Pretty Good Lookin’ Ted.
So who killed JFK now?
They have had things patched up for some time now.
"Orange Monster wants us to say Beautiful Ted when we are talking about Beautiful Ted but we won't call Beautiful Ted Beautiful Ted. Back to you person sitting next to me."
It’s okay to walk back the “Lyin’ Ted” nickname but let’s not get carried away with the Beautiful stuff, please.
“Trump also went after Cruz’s family, suggesting Cruz’s father was involved in the John F. Kennedy assassination and targeting Cruz’s wife Heidi for her appearance.”
Grassy Knoll Cruz.
Remember “The Plumbers” from Watergate? Pretty much everybody in the intelligence community knows that.
The 2016 contest was hard fough with both sides giving their all. Both men understand that and there should be no feelings,
both Trump and Cruz have put their love for God and country ahead of any personnel feud.
Notice the media never asked about lingering tensions between Obozzo and Hellary in 2008, after the mean and bitter campaign they fought
Just say “Texas Ted.”
“I don’t regret anything, honestly,” Trump said. “It all worked out very nicely.”
Yes, it did, Mr. President, sir.
Someone should tell 1/3 of the people on this website.
George H. W. Bush a.k.a. David Cop-a-feel.
All’s fair in love and war.
Ted Cruz has turned out to be the best friend in Washington that Trump ever had.
And Lindsey Graham, of all people, is coming along nicely.
Ted didn’t do himself any favors forgetting Reagan’s 11th commandment and making comments about Trump that were, in fact, actually false.
He might have made a good vice president if he had used his head.
I think it was Betos grandfather
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