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  • CRUZ MISSILE Ted Cruz calls for CRIMINAL investigation into Twitter for potentially ‘violating US sanctions against Iran’

    05/29/2020 9:13:11 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 30 replies
    The Sun ^ | 29 May 2020, 14:58Updated: 29 May 2020, 16:32 | Mollie Mansfield
    SENATOR Ted Cruz is calling for a criminal investigation into Twitter for potentially "violating US sanctions against Iran." Cruz asked for the investigation in a letter to the Justice and Treasury departments on Friday. In February, Cruz wrote a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to ask him to stop providing social media services to Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Khamenei and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. Now, the senator is calling on Attorney General William Barr and Secretary Steve Mnuchin to "take action." In Friday's letter, Cruz wrote: "I believe that the primary goal of (the International Emergency Economic...
  • Beto O’Rourke mocks Texas governor’s reopening message – then hears back from Crenshaw, Cruz

    05/24/2020 5:08:38 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 23 2020 | Dom Calicchio
    Democrat Beto O’Rourke Tried to get the upper hand late Friday, mocking the gradual reopening of the Texas economy from coronavirus shutdowns as “Dangerous, dumb and weak.” But at least two Texas Republicans weren’t having it. U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz each fired back at O’Rourke, the former congressman from El Paso who failed to unseat Cruz in 2018 and then ran an unsuccessful bid for the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.
  • Ted Cruz gets haircut at Shelley Luther’s salon on first day of re-opening

    05/08/2020 12:19:10 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 77 replies
    CBS DFW ^ | May 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm
    “We’re thrilled to be with you and know the whole State of Texas is standing with you, so thank you for your courage,” Cruz told Luther. Cruz told Luther he hasn’t had a haircut in about three months, and that his wife Heidi even warned he would “start bringing mullets back,” if he didn’t do something soon. At one point during his visit, Luther started crying, thanking Cruz for his support, “When people reach out with true authenticity, it’s huge,” she said. Luther told CBS 11 News, “It’s a nice gesture. His family actually called my boyfriend and prayed for...
  • Senator Ted Cruz: ‘It is time for Texans to get back to work’

    04/14/2020 10:29:43 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 14 replies
    KCBD ^ | | April 14, 2020 at 11:55 AM CDT - Updated April 14 at 3:03 PM | By KCBD Staff
    CK, Texas (KCBD) - KCBD NewsChannel 11′s Kase Wilbanks interviewed Senator Ted Cruz about Texas and the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. He discusses his statewide teletour, what the Senate is doing, the economic devastation of the disease and his new Combat COVID-19 Challenge. Below is the transcript of the interview. KASE: So I see we’re both working from home. I know you’re doing a lot of this with your teletour. So tell me what you’re learning there. What are you hearing from people? And how is that helping the work that you’re doing? SEN. CRUZ: Well, in...
  • Ted Cruz: He is Risen!

    04/12/2020 1:04:05 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 4 replies
    Ted Cruz on Twitter ^ | 4/12/20 | Ted Cruz
    He is Risen! Heidi and I would like to wish to you and your families a wonderful and blessed Easter. #HappyEaster— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) April 12, 2020
  • Cruz Slams Feinstein: Trying To Send Millions To Iran, While Blocking Relief To American Businesses

    04/11/2020 7:40:47 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 36 replies ^ | April 10, 2020 | James Barrett
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz unloaded on his Democratic colleagues on Friday in response to Sen. Dianne Feinstein sending a letter to President Trump declaring that she is “disappointed” in his administration’s plan to block funding to the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism, Iran. The Democrats’ demand of Trump to help Iran get $5 billion in aid, Cruz noted, comes “at the exact same time” that they are “blocking desperately need relief to small businesses in America.” In late March, a group of Democratic lawmakers — among them Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY), Ilhan Omar (MN), and Rashida Tlaib (MI), and...

    04/05/2020 5:17:40 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 72 replies
    ACM ^ | April 5,2020 | JD Rucker
    There are few places in this nation safer from the coronavirus than seclusion in one’s vehicle. While driving, we are neither likely to contract the disease nor spread it to others. But in Pennsylvania, the spirit of caution has been replaced by authoritarianism and overt abuse of power as law enforcement officers have been ordered to ticket people simply for driving without an “essential” purpose. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) took great exception to news of this degree of enforcement. politicians (and it seems to be only Dems doing this, eg Wolf in PA, DeBlasio in NYC, Cooper in NC), protect...
  • Sen. Cruz to HHS: ‘Time Is of the Essence’ to Ensure Hospitals, Health Care Facilities Have Ventilators Critical to Treating COVID-19

    03/20/2020 10:25:48 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 18 replies
    Ted Cruz ^ | 3/20/20 | Ted Cruz
    URGES HHS SEC. AZAR TO USE ‘SIGNIFICANT POWERS OF THE DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT’ TO IMMEDIATELY ADDRESS SCARCITY OF LIFE-SAVING MEDICAL EQUIPMENT March 20, 2020 | 202-228-7561 WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar urging him to immediately use the powers delegated to him by President Trump to order the production and distribution of ventilators, which are critical to treating individuals infected by COVID-19. As Sen. Cruz wrote: "On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, President Trump signed an executive order invoking the Defense Production Act of 1950 (DPA)...
  • ‘Stay Home’ — Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Scold Americans for Going to Bars amid Coronavirus Outbreak

    03/15/2020 11:37:37 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 90 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 Mar 2020 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined forces on Saturday night to scold Americans who went to bars and restaurants amid the coronavirus outbreak. Ocasio-Cortez reacted to reports in New York City of people leaving their homes to celebrate the St. Patrick’s Day weekend in bars and restaurants. She wrote: To everyone in NYC but ESPECIALLY healthy people & people under 40 (bc from what I’m observing that’s who needs to hear this again): PLEASE stop crowding bars, restaurants, and public spaces right now. Eat your meals at home. If you are healthy, you could be spreading COVID. What...
  • Ted Cruz Extends Self-Quarantine After Contact with Second Person Who Tested Positive for Coronavirus

    03/13/2020 6:15:15 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Mar 2020 | HANNAH BLEAU
    en. Ted Cruz (R-TX) announced on Friday that he is extending his self-quarantine after learning of contact with another individual who tested positive for the novel coronavirus. [cut] “My self-quarantine ended yesterday afternoon. I still have no symptoms and feel fine, and I was looking forward to taking my family out to dinner tonight,” he said in a statement. He continued: 'Unfortunately, last night I was informed I had a second interaction with an individual who yesterday tested positive for COVID-19. On March 3, I met in my D.C. office with Santiago Abascal, the leader of the Vox Party in...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz self-quarantines after contact with CPAC attendee who has coronavirus

    03/08/2020 5:00:23 PM PDT · by Meatspace · 16 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 3/8/20 | Samantha Ketterer
    Sen. Ted Cruz has self-quarantined after shaking hands with a person who tested positive for COVID-19, he said in a news release. Cruz, R-Texas, said Sunday that he shook hands and briefly spoke with an attendee at the Conservative Political Action Conference last month in Maryland. That person later tested positive for the new coronavirus. The senator is quarantining himself at his home in Texas this week out of an abundance of caution, he said.
  • US Senator Ted Cruz is self isolating after contact with COVID-19 positive person

    03/08/2020 4:46:15 PM PDT · by NRx · 48 replies
    NY Times ^ | 03-08-2020 | Staff
    Right Now Senator Ted Cruz will self-quarantine this week after interacting with a person at the Conservative Political Action Conference who has tested positive for the coronavirus.
  • Ted Cruz Asked Ocasio-Cortez, ‘What’s A Y Chromosome?’ She Went Ballistic

    02/28/2020 7:31:13 PM PST · by rktman · 136 replies ^ | 2/28/2020 | Virginia Kruta
    Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz sparred with New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over several unanswered science questions. The spat began Thursday when Ocasio-Cortez criticized President Donald Trump for putting Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the task force responding to Coronavirus. Cruz responded by asking Ocasio-Cortez, “As you are speaking as the oracle of science, tell us, what exactly is a Y chromosome?”
  • NSC adviser 'is to be reassigned' amid DC rumors SHE is the infamous 'Anonymous' behind anti-Trump NYTimes op-ed and book 'A Warning'

    02/18/2020 8:53:47 AM PST · by RummyChick · 36 replies
    dm ^ | 2/18/2020 | edwards
    Deputy national security adviser Victoria Coates may be reassigned to the Department of Energy amid rumors that she is reportedly the author of the infamous New York Times anonymous op-ed. Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration are reportedly discussing Coates' reassignment, according to a report from Axios. The possible move comes just weeks after Coates was accused of being behind the Times article, 'I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration,' that was published in September 2018, as well as a book titled, A Warning, that was released in November 2019.
  • Cruz: Twitter should obey sanctions, ban Iran leaders

    02/09/2020 6:10:17 PM PST · by conservative98 · 10 replies
    Axios ^ | February 7, 2020 | Margaret Harding McGill
    Four US Senators, including Ted Cruz, penned a letter on February 6 to Jack Dorsey asking him to ban Iranian leadership from using Twitter as part of the US sanctions against Iran. Republican senators led by Ted Cruz in a letter Thursday suggested Twitter may be violating U.S. sanctions by letting Iranian leaders maintain accounts, which they asked company CEO Jack Dorsey to ban. The big picture: Twitter has become a major political target for Cruz and other Republicans, who claim the company and other Silicon Valley giants are biased against conservatives and the Trump administration. "While the First Amendment...
  • Ted Cruz presser.

    01/30/2020 9:58:18 PM PST · by crz · 26 replies
    youtube ^ | 01.30.2020 | Crz
    Ted Cruz explains the hypothetical.
  • Vanity: Why Won't Republicans Exercise Their Senate "Sole Power" And Do What They Did To Trump In The House?

    01/28/2020 5:16:21 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 36 replies
    1/28/2020 | Its All Over Except ...
    McConnell says he doesn't have the votes to block witnesses? If McConnell can't block witnesses, then make Biden, Adam Schiff, Pelosi, the whistleblower - all of them and more - testify. If not, we the base of the Republican Party have the votes to block any Republican in the Senate from being re-elected. Why should Republicans exercise "The Senate shall have sole power to try all impeachments" as the Constitution says and in the same manner Democrats did with their "sole power" in the House? To bring an end to the Age of Impeachment. Republicans did not get to call...
  • Ted Cruz Sums up the House Impeachment Scam

    01/28/2020 5:19:12 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 31 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    If you don’t think there was very good reason to investigate Joe and Hunter Biden’s influence game vis a vis Ukraine, then you, friend, are a liberal hack. – That’s the one and only conclusion any reasonable person can reach after Pam Bondi’s tour de force on the Senate floor Monday, where she literally evicerated the father/son gang of thugs. Bondi, a former Attorney General of Florida who is a key part of the Trump defense team, not only exposed the Bidens’ racketeering in Ukraine, but also in China and Iraq, two other countries where Quid Pro Joe served as...
  • 'Attacking a nine-year-old:' Ted Cruz snaps at reporter for comparing Hunter Biden to his children

    01/27/2020 11:13:21 PM PST · by conservative98 · 32 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | | January 27, 2020 08:46 PM | Dominick Mastrangelo
    Sen. Ted Cruz engaged in a back-and-forth with a reporter while arguing that President Trump was justified in asking leaders in Ukraine to launch investigations into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son. "The House [impeachment] managers built their entire case on the proposition that investigating Burisma corruption, investigating the Bidens for corruption was baseless and a sham," Cruz said during a press conference on Monday. "That proposition is absurd ... We've just seen two hours of evidence." A reporter pressed Cruz, saying, "But senator, none of the president's attorneys mentioned one single possible crime. Basically, what they said...
  • Cruz: Joe Rogan endorses Bernie & and one week later we pass him to become the #1 ranked podcast in America. Coincidence?

    01/27/2020 8:56:48 AM PST · by conservative98 · 30 replies
    Ted Cruz on Twitter ^ | 1/27/20 | Ted Cruz
    Joe Rogan endorses Bernie & and one week later we pass him to become the #1 ranked podcast in America. Coincidence? THANK YOU, and pls keep downloading & subscribing:— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) January 27, 2020