Mediaite: Ted Cruz: Midterms Were ‘Referendum on Amnesty,’ Obama Just Ignoring

November 20, 2014

Senator Ted Cruz joined Megyn Kelly tonight to rail against President Obama‘s planned action on immigration. And Cruz argued Obama’s acting particularly despotic, not just because he’s taking executive action without the approval of Congress, but because he is flagrantly ignoring the message the American people sent in the midterm elections. Cruz argued that the … Read more


Townhall: Cruz: Senate Should Block Obama’s Nominees Until He Rescinds Amnesty

November 20, 2014

As President Obama prepares to announce the overhaul of U.S. immigration law through executive fiat tonight in a prime-time address, Republicans are trying to come up with ways to either stop him or to push back against the move. Last night on The Kelly File, Republican Ted Cruz called this a “moment of testing,” said … Read more


Breitbart: Ted Cruz Cites Cicero: ‘How Long is that Madness of Yours Still Mock Us?’

November 20, 2014

On the floor of the Senate this morning, Sen. Ted Cruz read aloud the text of Cicero’s First Oration Against Catiline, subbing in President Obama’s name in the context. “When, President Obama, do you mean to cease abusing our patience? How long is that madness of yours still to mock us? When is there to … Read more


Fox News: Ted Cruz: ‘Presidential Temper Tantrum Is Not a Rational Response’

November 20, 2014

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) was exclusively on “The Kelly File” tonight, where he slammed President Barack Obama’s planned executive action on immigration. “We are unfortunately witnessing a constitutional crisis,” he said. Cruz said that if Obama defies the American people with this action, it’s incumbent on Republicans to use every constitutional tool so that Obama … Read more


The Washington Times: Ted Cruz: Block Obama nominees until president cancels executive amnesty

November 19, 2014

Sen. Ted Cruz said Wednesday that Republicans should refuse to confirm any of President Obama’s nominees next year – with the exception of critical national security appointments – for as long as his temporary amnesty policy remains in place. In a commentary piece for Politico, a Capitol Hill publication, the Texas Republican said the GOP … Read more


Newsmax: Ted Cruz: Senate Should Not Confirm Any Obama Nominee

November 19, 2014

Republicans should not confirm any nominee from President Barack Obama until he reverses a planned executive action to grant executive amnesty to up to 5 million illegal immigrants, says Sen. Ted Cruz. The Texas Republican said Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “The Kelly File” that once Republicans take over the Senate in January they should … Read more


The Hill: Block Obama’s nominees, Cruz urges

November 19, 2014

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in an op-ed published on Wednesday laid out his plan to fight President Obama’s upcoming executive action on immigration, saying the Senate should block the president’s nominees and use its spending power to limit Obama’s authority. The plan from Cruz, known as an advocate for all-out fights against Obama, comes as … Read more


National Journal: How Ted Cruz Wants the GOP Congress to Fight Obama on Immigration

November 19, 2014

Ted Cruz isn’t alone among his Republican colleagues in fighting President Obama’s executive action on immigration. But he’s one of just a handful of Republicans to compare Obama to a king. In an op-ed published in Politico Wednesday, the Texas senator rebuked the president for his program to provide amnesty to 5 million immigrants in … Read more


Roll Call: Cruz: Obama is No ‘Monarch,’ Pushes Short-Term Government Funding

November 18, 2014

Sen. Ted Cruz doesn’t know if his effort to push off the debate on funding the government into next year will prove successful, but the Texas Republican is sure making an effort. “Time will tell,” Cruz said when asked if he thought momentum was building behind using a short-term stopgap spending measure next month. “I … Read more


Townhall: Ted Cruz Explains Internet Freedom in Nine Seconds

November 18, 2014

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined the video social media service Vine on Monday, publishing two short videos that shared his views on issues related to Internet freedom in less than ten seconds. The posts are clips from a speech Cruz delivered on Friday at the Capital Factory offices in downtown Austin where he advocated against … Read more