MSNBC host Katy Tur asks Senator Ted Cruz what he has to say about voting against relief aid for the catastrophic Hurricane Sandy back in 2012, but now asking for Hurricane Harvey relief aid, which happens to be in his own state of Texas.
Cruz tries to swat away the question with a lame response: "There's time for political sniping later."
But Tur doesn't let it go. "It's not really political sniping, Senator. These are people who needed money and who needed funding after that storm... Many of those people, just like in Houston, lost everything they owned."
Cruz then comes up with a whopper, saying he "enthusiastically" supported aid to Sandy. Funny, it sure didn't seem that way. Fortunately the areas affected by Sandy did get the relief aid they needed, just as we should hope and expect that those affected by Harvey will get the relief aid that they need.
As you recall, after the Parkland school shooting in February that killed 17 people including 14 students, the NRA was adamant that schools would be safer if it were staffed with gun-toting faculty members. “To stop a bad guy with a gun, it takes a good guy with a gun,” is the mantra of NRA […]
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz may be having too much fun with himself on Twitter after he liked a two-minute porn clip early Tuesday morning. Cruz, or whoever could have possibly been in charge of his official account, stated the senator’s approval of a video featuring a woman secretly stimulating herself once she stumbles upon some […]
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