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GOP Rep. Peter King: Ted Cruz Engaging In 'Governmental Terrorism'
http://www.talkingpointsmemo.com ^ | September 25, 2013, 7:33 AM EDT | Tom Kludt

Posted on 09/25/2013 7:38:03 AM PDT by Maelstorm

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) is no fan of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), as the outspoken congressman made clear in an interview published Wednesday in The New York Times.

“My sound bite is to say he’s a fraud,” King told the Times. “I start with that, and then I go on. It takes me two or three minutes to explain it.”

Minutes later, according to the Times, King had a damning characterization of Cruz's effort to block funding for the health care law, which has raised the risk of a government shutdown. Cruz continued his quixotic campaign to defund Obamacare with a marathon floor speech that began Tuesday afternoon and spilled into Wednesday.

“It is just a form of governmental terrorism," King said.

King was one of many House Republicans to lash out at Cruz over the defunding effort last week, telling the senator to "keep quiet." In May, King boycotted a GOP fundraiser that was headlined by Cruz because of the Texas senator's vote against a Hurricane Sandy relief bill earlier this year.

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KEYWORDS: cruz; ira; king; obamacare; peterking
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Peter King is a fraud. The only governmental terrorism and a proverbial 'rape of America' occurred when Obamacare was forced on America against the will of the people through a procedural manipulation even after people Democrats and Republicans and Independents in Massachusetts elected Scott Brown to block it. Clear majorities sent the message over and over again that we didn't want it and they still forced it through. Could you imagine him using such terms to describe Obama or Democrats? See that is what is being revealed with Cruz's effort. We are getting to see the true colors of the enemy within our party. They are not just disagreeing over tactics they are using language they wouldn't use against their worst political enemy on the other side against Cruz. Please give this fraud of a GOP Congressman some of your mind.
Here is his twitter: https://twitter.com/RepPeteKing

His contact page: http://peteking.house.gov/contact

His facebook: https://www.facebook.com/reppeteking

1 posted on 09/25/2013 7:38:03 AM PDT by Maelstorm
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To: Maelstorm

Holy crap, King has gone over the edge.

It’s amazing how IGNORANT these guys are about procedures in both houses.


2 posted on 09/25/2013 7:40:14 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Maelstorm

Cruz is NOT blocking anything in the Senate. And King wants to run for GOP Presidential nod
Now lets see...I vote for Cruz and to heck with Rep King.
Freegards
LEX


3 posted on 09/25/2013 7:40:20 AM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: Maelstorm

What the h € ll.

RINO King just suicided himself!


4 posted on 09/25/2013 7:40:34 AM PDT by seeker41 (take your country back by whatever means necessary)
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To: Maelstorm

Back home in Oklahoma we had a saying: “Looks like em two need to have it out.”

It’s clear that CWII needs to start in the GOP.


5 posted on 09/25/2013 7:42:41 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Maelstorm
It's amazing (but not unexpected) to see so many of the GOP elite finally take a stand against something...and it's a Republican
6 posted on 09/25/2013 7:43:48 AM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: demshateGod

These people are fragging their own tents


7 posted on 09/25/2013 7:43:50 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Maelstorm

Pete King needs to be defeated.


8 posted on 09/25/2013 7:44:25 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Maelstorm

You can always tell which hog got hit with a rock because it is the one that squeals the loudest.

Quite a few ‘hogs’ have been squealing loudly, recently.


9 posted on 09/25/2013 7:45:18 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Maelstorm

King compares Cruz giving a speech to 9/11.

What a drama queen.


10 posted on 09/25/2013 7:45:37 AM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: Maelstorm

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- Is Peter King still holding fundraisers for the IRA?

- (on commission?)

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11 posted on 09/25/2013 7:45:59 AM PDT by devolve (----- ----- ----- ----- shall not infringe ----- ----- ----- -----)
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To: GeronL

Good. Let’s have it out.


12 posted on 09/25/2013 7:46:07 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Maelstorm

Is Cruz a terrorist or a freedom fighter. Che Cruz


13 posted on 09/25/2013 7:47:00 AM PDT by Ben Ficklin
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To: SE Mom

These jackass GOPe types coming out of their closets... get rid of all of them.


14 posted on 09/25/2013 7:47:29 AM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: Maelstorm

LMAO!

Smoke out the rats, Mr. Cruz, smoke ‘em out.

Mr. King, you and your government are terrorizing us.


15 posted on 09/25/2013 7:47:52 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Maelstorm
Bubble Boy was the first to run out screaming for laws to protect congressmen from their constituents after the Giffords shooting.

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16 posted on 09/25/2013 7:49:28 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: GeronL

Typically and historically, when a party member becomes the point of attacks, the Dems circle the wagons with the ‘victim’ of attacks on the inside.

When a party member becomes the point of attacks, the Pubbies circle the wagons with the ‘victim’ of attacks on the outside.

The Pubbie party doesn’t want anyone rocking their boat.


17 posted on 09/25/2013 7:50:30 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Maelstorm

Screw you Peter King. Go back and defend your NSA which let three recent terrorism incidents slip past the radar.


18 posted on 09/25/2013 7:51:01 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: Maelstorm

Peter King, member of good standing of the Republican Big Government Caucus, is squealing because Lee and Cruz have stepped on his toes.

Buzz off, King. You’re inconsequential.


19 posted on 09/25/2013 7:52:37 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: jersey117
My tweet to the Peter King.

@RepPeteKing So are all tea partiers terrorists or just Ted Cruz? you pathetic piece of garbage. #MakeDCListen
20 posted on 09/25/2013 7:52:46 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SE Mom
It’s amazing how IGNORANT these guys are about procedures in both houses.
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Come on now, you do not believe the above statement do you? This is not rocket science. King and the rest of them fully know the procedure. They are determined to help Reid out why hiding behind the procedural kabuki dance. I have no idea what has gotten into King, but his stance on this obamination has cooked his goose.
21 posted on 09/25/2013 7:54:47 AM PDT by iontheball
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To: Maelstorm

He would have hated Madison as well...

“I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents.”


22 posted on 09/25/2013 7:55:12 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Maelstorm

FUPK and the NY horse you rode in on.


23 posted on 09/25/2013 7:55:34 AM PDT by conservative98
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To: Maelstorm

Our government has gone from irresponsible to reckless to ridiculous and now farcical. I swear the people in Washington are on LSD.


24 posted on 09/25/2013 7:55:45 AM PDT by henkster (democrats will sacrifice the lives of our servicemen so 0bama doesn't look bad.)
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To: AppyPappy

I disapprove of ridiculous comparisons to 09/11/01.

It’s disrespectful of anyone impacted negatively on that day, which to a certain degree is just about every U. S. Citizen.

It reaches almost the level of a crime to compare someone like Cruz to the perps of 09/11/01, which King is ultimately doing here.

It smears the legitimate goal of Cruz which is supported by a significant portion of our populace.

In this instance it supports the goals of our nation’s leading Leftists, read that destroyers.

King plays the part of a blithering idiot to do this.


25 posted on 09/25/2013 7:56:47 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today from behind the Camelskin Curtain. Not the Iron or Bamboo Curtain...)
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To: SE Mom

“Holy crap, King has gone over the edge.”

That ship sailed back in the ‘90s when King was a strong supporter of Bubba during the Lewinsky/perjury investigation.


26 posted on 09/25/2013 7:56:55 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam ("A hyphenated American is not an American at all." Teddy Roosevelt)
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To: Maelstorm
Now, using the laws that Peter King has used himself is 'governmental terrorism'.

Well, I don't see ANY possibility of a massive, tyrannical government extermination of millions of undesirables, not with THIS scrupulous, serene, and genial kind of rhetoric being thrown around.

I mean, what could POSSIBLY go wrong?

27 posted on 09/25/2013 7:57:09 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: SE Mom

Pete King has been over the edge.

This is the nut that wanted to make it against the law to have a gun anywhere near where a member of congress was.

According to the law he proposed, if he was to walk down your street, you could be arrested for having a gun in your house even though you didn’t know he was going to be there.

That’s a nut.


28 posted on 09/25/2013 7:57:44 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Maelstorm

In times of trouble you know who your friends are.
Congressman King, You are the weakest kink. Goodbye!


29 posted on 09/25/2013 7:58:24 AM PDT by McGruff (Mr. Cruz goes to Washington.)
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To: Maelstorm

Peter King is just another one of those bloated, “corn-fed Republicans”. He ultimately goes with the system so that he’ll get to keep feeding at the trough.


30 posted on 09/25/2013 7:58:44 AM PDT by The Duke
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To: Maelstorm

New York liberal republican a la Nelson Rockefeller and Jacob Javits.


31 posted on 09/25/2013 7:58:49 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: lexington minuteman 1775

King has no chance at being the Presidential nominee. He has no chance of leveraging a primary run into being the VP nominee. I think he’s being set up as a stalking horse candidate intended to prevent Cruz from getting the nomination.

Question is, who’s behalf is he doing it on?


32 posted on 09/25/2013 8:00:38 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Maelstorm

FUPK! The federal government is now funding terrorism abroad. Anyone who is trying to rein it in is actually fighting terrorism.


33 posted on 09/25/2013 8:01:35 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: Maelstorm
GOP Rep. Peter King: Ted Cruz Engaging In 'Governmental Terrorism'

Another King said the same thing about John Hancock and Sam Adams.

34 posted on 09/25/2013 8:03:18 AM PDT by Boston Blackie
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To: seeker41
RINO King just suicided himself!

Yup...political suicide by Cruz Missile.

35 posted on 09/25/2013 8:03:18 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (The Tea Party was the earthquake, and Chick Fil A the tsunami...100's of aftershocks to come.)
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To: The Duke
Peter King is just another one of those bloated, “corn-fed Republicans”. He ultimately goes with the system so that he’ll get to keep feeding at the trough.

And he's oblivious to the fact that the Tea Party put him in the majority in 2010.

36 posted on 09/25/2013 8:04:56 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (The Tea Party was the earthquake, and Chick Fil A the tsunami...100's of aftershocks to come.)
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To: Thane_Banquo

To Peter King, terrorism is fine as long as Irishmen are the terrorists. Muslims, however, are another story.


37 posted on 09/25/2013 8:07:18 AM PDT by Wallace T.
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To: Maelstorm

Cruz is doing terrorism? What would they call it if King’s office were besieged by protestors demanding his resignation?


38 posted on 09/25/2013 8:07:26 AM PDT by HomeAtLast ( Get involved. Because you ARE involved.)
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To: Maelstorm

Wow you really find out who your friends are when the heat is on.


39 posted on 09/25/2013 8:13:52 AM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: SE Mom

Just As I Have ALWAYS SUSPECTED;A RINO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


40 posted on 09/25/2013 8:14:50 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: AppyPappy

This is the guy who, when Fox interviewed him during the Washington Navy Yard incident (why?), made it all about himself by saying, “and this is just about a quarter mile from Capitol Hill”, intimating that he and his “colleagues” were in the danger zone. The Fox guy interviewing him interrupted him and said, “actually, we’ve verified that it’s over 2 miles away”. I didn’t know whether to laugh or spit.


41 posted on 09/25/2013 8:16:33 AM PDT by jagusafr (the American Trinity (Liberty, In G0D We Trust, E Pluribus Unum))
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To: Maelstorm

Fraud, Who is the Fraud here Rep. King? You are finished
just like all the rest of your RINO BUDDIES!


42 posted on 09/25/2013 8:27:14 AM PDT by spincaster (Spincaster)
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To: Maelstorm

I just emailed him and said “I’d rsather have “Cruz’s terrorism “than HIS tyranny.


43 posted on 09/25/2013 8:29:41 AM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: Lazamataz

Well, I don’t see ANY possibility of a massive, tyrannical government extermination of millions of undesirables, not with THIS scrupulous, serene, and genial kind of rhetoric being thrown around.

I mean, what could POSSIBLY go wrong?

I so agree.
Just yesterday we’re called Anarchists, and a member of our own party now says ,”we are creating governmental terrorism.”
Folks, I think scarier days are ahead and soon it seems.


44 posted on 09/25/2013 8:36:19 AM PDT by Undecided 2012
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To: All

45 posted on 09/25/2013 8:40:12 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: goodnesswins

Good! Thanks.


46 posted on 09/25/2013 8:55:23 AM PDT by Maelstorm (The political class love diversity and choice only when the its choices they approve of.)
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To: Maelstorm

FUPK


47 posted on 09/25/2013 8:56:05 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SE Mom

Time to send this feces home, ya think?


48 posted on 09/25/2013 8:56:35 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: iontheball

” I have no idea what has gotten into King, but his stance on this obamination has cooked his goose.”

Being from blue liberal New York, has it really cooked his goose? Just an ignorant Okie from Texas really asking this.


49 posted on 09/25/2013 8:57:07 AM PDT by TEXOKIE (We must surrender only to our Holy God and never to the evil that has befallen us.)
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To: Maelstorm

King does know about terrorism. He’s ex-IRA.


50 posted on 09/25/2013 8:59:20 AM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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