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  • Clinton Ally David Brock: The GOP Nominee Will Be Donald Trump

    01/25/2016 4:27:11 AM PST · by Biggirl · 13 replies ^ | January 25,2016 | Patrick Howley
    Top pro-Hillary Clinton operative David Brock said that he thinks Donald Trump is going to be the Republican nominee for president. Team Clinton is apparently changing its strategy to help it go after Trump rather than Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) in the general election.
  • (vanity) Silicon Valley Tycoon Visits WH with Bob Creamer - Later Dies in Treadmill Accident

    10/22/2016 7:32:25 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 68 replies
    It appears a group met with Jeff Cruz at the White House. The group includes Robert Creamer, William H. Daley (former Obama Chief of Staff), Karen Davnport, Lisa Hayes, Jill Hurst, Douglas Kendall, Simon Lazarus, Debbie Liu, Marc Steinberg, Judith Waxman, Portia Wu, Nancy Zirkin, and David Goldberg. The meeting was supposedly on healthcare. Goldberg is interesting because....
  • (vanity) Who did Robert Creamer Visit at the WH in addition to Obama?

    10/21/2016 8:40:17 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 24 replies
    I'd like to crowdsource this with some FR sleuths / weaponized autism / centipedes.... With whom did Robert Creamer meet at the White House aside from Obama? He met with both POTUS and FLOTUS according to the visitor’s log: Others he visited: Kristin Sheehy. Sheehy , Kristin J. Employee $55,000.00 Per Annum EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF FOR OPERATIONS James Messina is the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations ****** Miti Sathe Miti Sathe is a Democratic Party activist who works for Blue Engine Message & Media, a political consulting firm, and serves as the...

    10/21/2016 10:15:46 AM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 6 replies ^ | September 16, 2016 | Sam Gustin
    The US government’s plan to relinquish stewardship of key internet governance functions is under attack from Republicans who are using blatant falsehoods and fear-mongering to obstruct the historic transfer, according to internet policy experts. Led by Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, Republicans are working to sabotage the US government’s long-standing plan to transfer oversight of core internet technical functions, including management of the Domain Name System (DNS), to a nonprofit group of global stakeholders.
  • Cruz demands investigation into WH visits of 'voter fraud operative'

    10/19/2016 12:29:02 PM PDT · by Raebie · 112 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 19, 2016 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on Wednesday called for a "serious criminal investigation" into the dozens of White House visits that Robert Creamer made to the White House since 2009. "Voter fraud operative: 45 meetings w/Obama — this merits a serious criminal investigation," Cruz said on Twitter. Robert Creamer is a co-founder of Democratic political consulting group, and was an adviser to Hillary Clinton's campaign. However, he surfaced in a new undercover video from Project Veritas, in which he appears to be supporting the idea of voter fraud. Creamer quickly resigned, and followup reports said Creamer spent time in prison for...
  • Cruz denies sending tweet urging conservatives to leave GOP

    10/16/2016 8:44:09 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 84 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 16, 2016 | 11:27pm | Marisa Schultz and David K. Li
    WASHINGTON – Ted Cruz appeared to declare the Donald Trump/Hillary Clinton race all but over—before taking that call back. The Texas Senator and runner up to the GOP nomination tweeted Sunday: “Why conservatives will need a new party if/when Hillary wins.” The conservative firebrand last month reluctantly endorsed The Donald– despite holding a grudge against the billionaire for insulting his wife’s appearance and speculating his father was involved in the assassination of John F. Kennedy. His public declaration against the GOP nominee drew immediate attention and the tweet was mysteriously deleted later Sunday. Cruz appeared to be linking to a...
  • Cruz Reaffirms Trump Support In Wake of Lewd Comments About Women

    10/11/2016 12:36:55 AM PDT · by Innovative · 76 replies
    Texas Tribune ^ | Oct. 10, 2016 | Patrick Svitek
    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is standing by his support of Donald Trump following the release of a 2005 clip showing the Republican presidential nominee speaking lewdly about women.  Cruz, who endorsed Trump in September after a months-long holdout, was asked Monday by an interviewer in Muleshoe if he was "still backing the Republican candidate for president, Donald J. Trump."  "I am supporting the Republican nominee because I think Hillary Clinton is an absolute disaster," Cruz replied.
  • Ted Cruz Made an Interesting Point About Trump's Leaked Tape

    10/09/2016 5:05:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    Attn. ^ | October 9, 2016 | Aron Macarow
    All eyes are on the Republican party leadership and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign for responses to the ongoing Donald Trump tape scandal. But one GOP party member is pointing the finger at the media — Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. Cruz asked in a tweet Sunday why NBC took so long to release the now infamous audio of GOP presidential nominee Trump's lewd behind-the-scenes remarks to "Access Hollywood's" then-host, Billy Bush. The Texas senator intimated that the network intentionally withheld the recording:(TWEETS-AT-LINK) The timing of the leak — two days before the second of three nationally televised presidential debates —...
  • Reports: Cruz considering withdrawing Trump endorsement

    10/08/2016 6:20:22 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 180 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 8, 2016 | Evelyn Rupert
    Ted Cruz is considering rescinding his reluctant endorsement of Donald Trump, according to multiple reports. A Ted Cruz aide confirmed the talk to ABC News, and a source gave similar intel to CNN. BuzzFeed News reported that the Cruz camp said there's "nothing to share right now." Trump earned a hard-fought endorsement from Cruz about two weeks ago. The Texas senator said the Supreme Court and other policy issues superseded his own personal disagreements with Trump. In the wake of leaked audio of Trump's lewd comments about women, Cruz tweeted Friday that the remarks were "disturbing and inappropriate."
  • Ted Cruz "These comments are disturbing and inappropriate, there is simply no excuse for them."

    10/08/2016 6:22:47 AM PDT · by TakebackGOP · 198 replies
    Ted Cruz "Every wife, mother, daughter -- every person -- deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. Ted Cruz added, Ted Cruz @tedcruz "These comments are disturbing and inappropriate, there is simply no excuse for them."
  • Mike Lee to Donald Trump: Step Aside

    10/07/2016 11:02:36 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 219 replies
    Mike Lee to Donald Trump: Step Aside 1:28 AM, Oct 08, 2016 | By John McCormack Following the release of a 2005 video in which Donald Trump made obscene comments about how he gropes women and might commit adultery, Utah senator Mike Lee called on Trump to step aside so that someone else could challenge Hillary Clinton. "You yourself, sir, Mr. Trump, have stated repeatedly that the goal, the objective, has got to be to defeat Hillary Clinton in November. I couldn't agree more. It is for precisely that reason, Mr. Trump, that I respectfully ask you, with all do...
  • Ted Cruz Caught Phone-Banking For Donald Trump

    10/07/2016 4:51:03 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 52 replies ^ | Oct 6th 2016
    While campaigning in Texas this week, Cruz was caught by a reporter from the Dallas Morning News phone-banking for Trump. In the video taken by G.J. McCarthy, Cruz is sitting with his head slightly slouched in front of various Trump campaign signs. Cruz was unable to reach many live representatives, but made sure to leave voicemails encouraging voters to make it to the polls on Election Day.
  • Ted Cruz works the phones for Donald Trump without mentioning Trump

    10/06/2016 5:08:18 PM PDT · by Innovative · 70 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Oct. 6, 2016 | G.J. McCarthy
    He never explicitly said "vote for Donald Trump," but Texas Sen. Ted Cruz did sit in front of a wall of Trump campaign posters as he urged voters to come out to "support freedom, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights." A video, originally shot Wednesday by the Dallas Morning News, shows a glistening Cruz leaving a voicemail while at a Republican phone bank in Texas. It's all of 28 seconds, but long enough to leave its mark.
  • Ted Cruz Does Complete 180. No One Expected This

    10/06/2016 2:33:35 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 121 replies
    Ted Cruz Does Complete 180. No One Expected This (Cruz makes phone calls for Trump/Pence campaign).
  • Obama telling refugees: Go vet yourself Officials make astonishing admission about lack of screening

    09/28/2016 5:05:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 47 replies
    wnd ^ | 9/28/16 | Leo Hohmann
    President Obama’s top official responsible for vetting refugees testified before the Senate Wednesday that it’s possible for people from Syria and other terrorist-infested countries to have their refugee applications approved based simply on personal interviews with a “highly trained” immigration officer. Leon Rodriguez, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, could not deny that in many cases there is no data from the refugee’s home country that would corroborate or refute his story. He tried to reassure the committee by saying the screening process is lengthy and continuously being improved, noting that the United Nations pre-screens the refugees before his...
  • The Latest: Trump counts Christian conservatives in IA crowd (Name-checks Ted Cruz)

    09/28/2016 4:23:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    WLBT-TV ^ | September 28, 2016 | The Associated Press
    Donald Trump wants to know how many Christian conservatives are backing him in Iowa. The Republican presidential nominee asked those attending a Wednesday afternoon rally in Council Bluffs to raise their hands "if you're not a Christian conservative." He noticed "a couple people" raising their hands. He asked the crowd, "Should we keep them in the room?" He answered himself, "Yes, I think so." Many Iowa Republicans are Christian conservatives. The thrice married Trump has faced tough questions of his own about his devotion to Christian values....
  • LISTEN: Glenn Beck flips out on Ted Cruz over Trump endorsement

    09/27/2016 11:48:05 AM PDT · by Bubba Gump Shrimp · 28 replies
    Conservative Outfitters ^ | sep 26, 2016 | Conservative Outfitters
    Glenn Beck is officially done with Ted Cruz. After famously backing Cruz for President Glenn Beck is now disgusted with Cruz's recent flip flop endorsement of Donald Trump. Beck completely lost during the interview while grilling Cruz over his decision. Beck now says he should have backed Marco Rubio. Listen to the full interview below and let us know what you think.
  • Cruz offers to help Trump prep for next debate

    09/27/2016 11:45:52 AM PDT · by kevcol · 127 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | September 27, 2016 | Joel Gehrke
    Sen. Ted Cruz said on Tuesday he is willing to help Donald Trump prepare for his next debate with Hillary Clinton. "I am happy to help," Cruz said on Hugh Hewitt's radio show Tuesday morning. "I have conveyed that to them." . . "I think he really went after Hillary, which was a good thing," Cruz told Hewitt. "Anyone who is swooning at Hillary's performance last night, that's a pretty good indication that you're a card-carrying member of the liberal media, especially in the first half hour. I think Donald very much had the upper hand over Hillary. Hillary was...
  • Ted Cruz Releases Statement on the Debate

    09/27/2016 3:52:05 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 225 replies
    Tonight, a clear contrast was drawn between the two nominees. Tonight, Hillary Clinton made it clearer than ever that if elected President, our future will continue on the same path that is hurting millions of Americans. If Clinton is elected, we know that the havoc Obamacare is wreaking on American families, on small businesses, and on our healthcare system will continue. We know that President Obama’s relentless efforts to crush the oil and gas industry and to wage war on coal will continue. We know that the Obama administration’s willful blindness to radical Islamic terrorism and the influx of unvetted...
  • Protecting Internet Freedom Act Legislative Update

    09/26/2016 12:42:04 PM PDT · by bushwon · 17 replies
    Legislative Offices ^ | 9/26/26 | bushwon
    Friday, Sept. 30, is deadline for Protecting Internet Freedom Act - SB3031 and HR5418 THAT IS FOUR DAYS!! Talked to Cruz and Duffy offices 9/26. McConnell's tech person was supposed to call meetings 2 hours ago...Cornyn went to voicemail. Cruz office: Suggested call McConnell! Senate needs to include language form both SB3031 and HR5418 in Continuing Resolution (CR). We need to light a fire~McConnell needs to make this a priority. Senator Cornyn is the Whip and has influence over what is brought to floor. They felt it was ok to contact Ryan too. Make this a priority!!! Duffy office:...
  • Glenn Beck Turns on Ted Cruz, Says He Should Have Backed Marco Rubio Instead

    09/26/2016 10:52:07 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 104 replies
    Mediaite ^ | September 26, 2016 | Alex Griswold
    After enthusiastically endorsing and campaigning for Ted Cruz in the 2016 Republican presidential primary, radio talk show host Glenn Beck admitted he made an error and said he should have supported Marco Rubio instead. Beck had just finished a contentious interview with Cruz, in which he quizzed the Texas Senator about supporting Donald Trump after making a public show of not endorsing him. “For the very first time I heard Ted Cruz calculate,” he said after the commercial break. “And when that happened, the whole thing fell apart for me,” he continued. “And it’s my fault. It’s my fault for...
  • Cruz Courageous Right Move

    09/26/2016 3:55:34 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 49 replies ^ | September 26, 2016 | Joel Gilbert
    Ted Cruz’s endorsement of Trump was the courageous right move both for Cruz’s brand and for the country. But let me digress… I participated in the Cruz for President campaign from its beginning, initially as a videographer, shooting hours of footage of Cruz and interviews with his family that was used throughout the campaign. I attended the Cruz for President branding conference, along with about 15 others, where we contributed ideas to help formulate the campaign’s marketing strategy. I settled into a role as a media advisor and writer for the campaign, submitting promotional ideas, op-eds, and written material for...
  • Will Republican leaders rubber stamp Obama’s internet giveaway? [Updated With Cartoon]

    09/25/2016 9:31:10 PM PDT · by bushwon · 17 replies
    Powerline ^ | 9/22/16 | Paul Mirengoff
    Congress is ironing out another of its continuing resolutions. Conservatives led by Ted Cruz are insisting that the resolution include language that would block the transition away from U.S. oversight of the Internet’s domain name system. Donald Trump has backed Cruz in this fight. Why is ongoing U.S. oversight so important? Because, as Rick Manning, president of Americans for Limited Government, says: Continuing U.S. oversight of the Internet’s domain name system protects the First Amendment rights of everyone who uses the Internet and prevents the creation of a global monopoly that one day could censor the Internet absent U.S. governance....
  • US Has Duty to Ensure Internet Freedom, Cruz Says at Hearing on Obama Plan

    09/25/2016 7:23:43 PM PDT · by bushwon · 25 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 9/15/16 | Leah Jesson
    Cruz and Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wis., introduced the Protecting Internet Freedom Act in June to prevent the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, an agency of the Commerce Department, from allowing an ICANN-related contract to expire at the end of this month. The internet, an “oasis of freedom,” could become much less free if the United States doesn’t keep guardianship over it, Sen. Ted Cruz said Wednesday during a hearing on Capitol Hill. “The internet is one of the most revolutionary forces ever unleashed on the world,” Cruz, R-Texas, said during the Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing. “People even meet and get...
  • Glenn Beck ‘Profoundly Sad’ After Cruz Endorses Trump: ‘Maybe It Is Time to Go to the Mountains

    09/24/2016 6:00:41 AM PDT · by detective · 86 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 Sep 2016 | Rebecca Mansour
    Shortened title. Full title: Glenn Beck ‘Profoundly Sad’ After Cruz Endorses Trump: ‘Maybe It Is Time to Go to the Mountains for a While’ The Blaze founder Glenn Beck has weighed in on Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s endorsement of Republican nominee Donald Trump, writing that “[d]isappointment does not begin to describe” his feelings about Cruz’s endorsement of his former primary rival. Beck posted the following to his Facebook page: Profoundly sad day for me. Disappointment does not begin to describe. Maybe it is time to go to the mountains for a while. (Read below and notice the knives prodding that...
  • White House: Transferring Internet control is limited government

    09/23/2016 7:35:10 PM PDT · by bushwon · 120 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 9/22/16 | Nicole Duran
    The White House mocked GOP nominee Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz for trying to prevent the Commerce Department from transferring technical oversight of the Internet to an international body. "It doesn't withstand scrutiny," President Obama's spokesman Josh Earnest said on Thursday. "It also strikes me as a curious position for a self-described small government conservative to shut down the government to ensure that the federal government can continue to control the Internet," Earnest said of Cruz. "It doesn't make any sense." Cruz is trying to stop the multi-year transition that will leave the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and...
  • Sen. Sessions on Cruz endorsement, immigration gaffes

    09/23/2016 4:27:35 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 8 replies
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  • Glenn Beck: Cruz backing Trump 'profoundly sad' (LOL!)

    09/23/2016 3:39:41 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 129 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 23, 2016 | Mark Hensch
    Glenn Beck on Friday voiced sorrow over Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) endorsing Donald Trump for the presidency. “[This is] a profoundly sad day for me,” he wrote on Facebook. "Disappointment does not begin to describe. “Maybe it is time to go to the mountains for a while,” the conservative commentator added. "Again, disappointment doesn’t even begin to describe my feelings.” Beck, who supported Cruz over Trump in the GOP’s presidential primary, added he feared for the nation’s future. “America is an idea, not a country,” he said. "When we discuss the destruction of our country, that is vastly different...
  • Long a rival, Ted Cruz endorses Trump in U.S. presidential race

    09/23/2016 2:30:11 PM PDT · by Innovative · 49 replies
    MSN ^ | Sept. 23, 2016 | Steve Holland
    Item said: 47 min ago -- so it just happened. "WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - In an abrupt shift, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz endorsed Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday, saying he is the only candidate who can stop Democrat Hillary Clinton from winning the White House on Nov. 8. "A year ago, I pledged to endorse the Republican nominee, and I am honoring that commitment. And if you don't want to see a Hillary Clinton presidency, I encourage you to vote for him," the former Republican presidential candidate said in a lengthy statement. Cruz, a senator from Texas...
  • Trump accepts Cruz endorsement after saying he wouldn't

    09/23/2016 2:25:22 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 68 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 23, 2016 | Ben Kamisar
    Donald Trump on Friday accepted Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-Texas) endorsement, despite promising in July not to. After Cruz was booed at the Republican National Convention for refusing to endorse Trump, the GOP presidential nominee tore into his formal rival. Trump predicted at the time that Cruz would eventually endorse, but said that “if he gives it, I will not accept it.” "He'll come and endorse in the next little while because he has no choice. … I don't want his endorsement. Ted, stay home, relax, enjoy yourself." But when Cruz’s endorsement came Friday in the form of a lengthy Facebook...

    09/23/2016 12:40:44 PM PDT · by GilGil · 162 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 9/23/2016 | Jim Hoft
    After his infamous snub at the RNC Convention Senator Ted Cruz endorsed Donald Trump today for president.
  • Cruz has endorsed Trump [comment 17]

    09/23/2016 12:39:12 PM PDT · by glasseye · 381 replies
    faceplant book ^ | 9/23/16 | Ted Cruz
    I knew it would come.
  • Ted Cruz endorsement of Donald Trump forthcoming: Report (WT)

    09/23/2016 11:46:44 AM PDT · by Innovative · 75 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Sept. 23, 2016 | WT Editorial Staff
    It seems like Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has determined where his conscience is leading him, and it’s toward Donald Trump. The endorsement could come as early as Monday, unnamed sources, close to Mr. Trump’s campaign, told Lifezette. “Those sources noted that Cruz has become seriously concerned about the long-term threats to the Constitution and conservative priorities, should Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton win the White House,” the online political site, founded by conservative pundit Laura Ingraham, reported.
  • Ted Cruz expected to endorse Donald Trump

    09/23/2016 11:40:15 AM PDT · by xzins · 134 replies
    CNN ^ | September 23, 2016 | Theodore Schleifer and Gloria Borger
    )Ted Cruz plans to endorse Donald Trump for the presidency, a stunning turn of events after a contentious primary filled with nasty personal attacks and a dramatic snub at the Republican National Convention, CNN has learned.
  • Heidi Cruz Rejoins Goldman Sachs

    09/23/2016 11:01:15 AM PDT · by orchestra · 32 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 9/23/2016 | Tyler Durden
    While Goldman is best known for creating the revolving door, where it either soaks up SEC "regulators", spawns countless central bankers, Treasury Secretaries like Hank Paulson (whose departure from the firm allowed him a tax free cash out on his vested GS equity), NJ governors and client fund comminglers like Jon Corzine, a new function was revealed today: providing sabbaticals for the spouses of presidential candidates. Case in point: Heidi Cruz, who left Goldman Sachs last year to help her husband Ted Cruz in his quest for the Republican presidential nomination, is returning to the bank in a newly created...
  • Obama's key internet giveaway advocate can't give a straight answer on free speech concerns

    09/23/2016 10:35:37 AM PDT · by bushwon · 50 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 9/14/16 | Nate Madden
    A key player of the Obama administration’s internet giveaway was unable to offer a straight answer about how the organization that handles the system’s road map would be run, or whether or not it would be moved outside of the United States. At a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing about the proposed internet giveaway at the end of the month, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas (A, 97%) confronted Goran Marby, president and CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which is responsible for maintaining the internet’s address systems. In a particularly tense exchange with Marby, the ICANN chief...
  • Cruz Poised to Endorse Trump

    09/23/2016 8:56:30 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 108 replies
    Lifezette ^ | 09/23/2016 | Brendan Kirby
    Donald Trump may be on the cusp of bagging an endorsement from one of the most prominent NeverTrump holdouts, former primary rival Ted Cruz. Sources close to the Trump campaign have confirmed Cruz is close to endorsing his former — and sometimes bitter — GOP rival. Talks between Cruz staff and the Trump camp have been regular in recent weeks, and have grown more serious as Trump has closed the gap with Hillary Clinton in key battleground states.
  • Cruz feeling the squeeze on Trump endorsement

    09/23/2016 7:03:42 AM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 59 replies
    <p>Ted Cruz is in a bind when it comes to Donald Trump: Loyalists say he should stand by his epic non-endorsement in Cleveland. But Republicans pushing to finally unify the party as the election tightens say it’s time for Cruz to get on board.</p>
  • Trump backs Ted Cruz’s Internet domain crusade

    09/22/2016 5:33:34 PM PDT · by bushwon · 44 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 09/21/16 | Kelsey Snell
    <p>Ted Cruz has yet to endorse Donald Trump for president, but Donald Trump is endorsing Ted Cruz’s top legislative priority.</p> <p>Trump announced Wednesday that he supports a GOP-led push to delay a planned end to the U.S. government’s role managing a group that oversees Internet domain names. Cruz (R-Tex.) has been leading the charge to maintain U.S. control over the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) as part of a short-term government spending bill that must pass before Sept. 30 to prevent a government shutdown.</p>
  • Cruz supporters alarmed by possible Trump endorsement

    09/22/2016 12:25:33 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 349 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | September 22, 2016 | By DAVID M. DRUCKER
    Ted Cruz supporters were alarmed Wednesday at suggestions that he was on the verge of endorsing Donald Trump. They worry that the Texas senator could squander his brand as a fighter — and goodwill earned among many through his stubborn refusal to back his party's nominee — if he caves with nothing to show for it. Cruz has held out on the grounds that Trump is insufficiently conservative, and because Trump attacked his wife and father down the stretch of their heated battle for the Republican nomination. The senator even took the extraordinary step of declining to endorse Trump during...
  • [BREAKING NEWS] Who oversees the internet? Will Congress delay Oct. 1 transfer?

    09/22/2016 11:55:08 AM PDT · by bushwon · 27 replies
    McClatchy News ^ | 9/22/16 | Maria Recio
    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has been darkly warning about giving up U.S. oversight of internet names as of Oct. 1 – and he has been getting growing support for congressional action, even from Donald Trump. But on Thursday Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., laid out a “clean CR,” a blueprint for a continuing resolution to fund the government from Oct. 1 through Dec. 9. It does not include a provision to delay the transfer. “There have been broad requests for a clean continuing resolution,” said McConnell on the Senate floor. “So that’s what I’ve just offered. It’s the result...
  • Ted Cruz: Appreciate Donald Trump’s support of our efforts to keep the internet free

    09/21/2016 3:45:04 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 80 replies
    Twitter ^ | 9/21/2016
    Ted Cruz: "Appreciate @realDonaldTrump’s support of our efforts to keep the internet free."
  • Sen. Ted Cruz Proposes to 'Stop the Flow of Refugees' After Weekend Attacks

    09/19/2016 9:54:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 89 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | 9/19
    Following the attacks in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota over the weekend, Senator Ted Cruz wants to stop the flow of refugees from coming into the United States. On Monday, Cruz released the following statement that said, in part: We must start by fully supporting our law enforcement community, from the heroic off-duty officer Jason Falconer, who neutralized the terrorist in the St. Cloud mall, saving many lives, to the FBI officers in New York who have worked swiftly to identify and apprehend the likely mastermind of the weekend bombings. We also desperately need the active participation of American...
  • Candidates who don't back Trump may not be allowed to run again, RNC chairman says

    09/18/2016 6:33:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 69 replies
    Fox ^ | September 18, 2016
    Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Sunday suggested he could say “never mind” to the “Never Trump” candidates should they try to make another run for the presidency. Priebus said the former primary challengers who’ve refused to support Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump could face consequences if they fail to back Trump in the stretch-run to Election Day. “Those people need to get on board,” Priebus told “Face the Nation.” “And if they’re thinking they’re going to run again some day, I think that we’re going to evaluate the process – of the nomination process and I don’t think...
  • Ted Cruz Warns Democrats Could Have ‘Massive Wins’ in Texas

    09/17/2016 9:18:50 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 93 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/17/2016 | LANA SHADWICK
    Senator Ted Cruz warned patriots gathered for a Constitution Day gathering that Democrats could have “massive wins” in the large urban counties in Texas “if one, two, or three percent stay home.” Cruz also called Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton “manifestly unfit” to be president. “It would not take that many to have an enormous impact on this election,” he said. He warned of the effect that staying home would have on judicial, Texas state representative and senate races, and other races in down-ballot elections. The Texas senator and former GOP presidential candidate also cautioned about the impact outside of Texas...
  • ICANN, a Pack of Liars [Internet Giveaway vanity]

    09/16/2016 5:30:57 AM PDT · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 14 replies
    source: Paul Rosenzweig, a cyber-war insider | September 16, 2016 | aw!m
    Wednesdays's senate hearing regarding the Internet Giveaway revealed that ICANN has been not merely dishonest but truth is alien to them. Senator Grassley found no solid reason to believe that our .gov and .mil websites will be left alone. [Which means no website is safe]. That lack of assurance concerns him. According to Paul Rosenzweig [a cyber-war insider and former Homeland Administrator who wrote extensively about freedom-of-speech concerns] the only thing protecting the .mil and .gov websites is empty assurances in letters that have no legal value whatsoever. To put it bluntly: The senator and Rosenzweig both smell a rat....
  • Glenn Beck's bad bet on Ted Cruz

    09/15/2016 7:54:53 AM PDT · by C19fan · 53 replies
    Politico ^ | September 15, 2016 | Kenneth P. Vogel and Hadas Gold
    Glenn Beck’s dreams of building a dominant conservative media empire are faltering amid a tangle of lawsuits, financial challenges, plunging on-line readership, firings and political feuds. Beck, who in his days as Fox News host was among the leading voices of the anti-establishment right, invested heavily to parlay that influence into a wide-ranging media enterprise including not just a syndicated radio show, but also his own television network, news website, movie studio, book publishing imprint and clothing line.
  • FIREWORKS Predicted at Today's Hearing reg. Internet Giveaway

    09/14/2016 5:46:06 AM PDT · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 45 replies
    Paul Rosenzweig [2nd Panel witness] and other sources | self -- Free Republic Current News
    One expert witness, Paul Rosenzweig, predicts fireworks during the First Panel: "I will be testifying as well, but on the second panel—the fireworks will be on the first panel, I'm sure." The first panel will include many in favor of multinational oversight for ICANN, and the questioning will likely get hot. While many in congress trust President Obama's plan, Paul Rosenzweig noted: "The Chairmen of the four relevant committees (Senate and House, Judiciary and Commerce), however, have called for the administration to reconsider its decision." ** Get that -- ALL FOUR chairmen [who are most informed about the controversy], and...
  • Mike Pence Returns to Washington to Court Ted Cruz, Address Doubts

    09/13/2016 2:22:12 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 47 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 9/13/2016 | Siobhan Hughes
    WASHINGTON – Republican vice presidential pick Mike Pence returned to his old Capitol Hill stomping grounds on Tuesday to court a longtime Donald Trump nemesis and address lingering concerns over the GOP nominee’s standing with minorities and women. A former House lawmaker from Indiana, Mr. Pence had a lot of ground to cover. In his various meetings behind closed doors, Mr. Pence told stories about Mr. Trump’s penchant for prayer, and offered up a perspective of Mr. Trump that cast some of the candidate’s most ambitious goals, such as winning a majority of the African-American vote, as refreshing optimism. “He’s...
  • Cruz absent from Values Voter Summit

    09/11/2016 5:27:27 PM PDT · by Innovative · 38 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Sept. 11, 2016 | Bradford Richardson
    Ted Cruz may have won the Values Voter Summit straw poll three years running, but attendees at this weekend’s social conservative gathering in Washington, D.C., weren’t happy with the Texas senator’s refusal to back Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Debra Wagers, who made the trek to the summit with her husband, Ron, from Commerce, Michigan, said she supported Mr. Cruz in the GOP primary race. “But I felt like once Donald Trump won the nomination, then Ted should have stepped up to the plate and kept the party together, and as a united group [of] Republicans to beat Hillary,” said...