Sen. Cruz (R-TX) humiliated himself throughout Merrick Garland’s affirmation with a conspiracy concept rant designed to make folks overlook his Cancun trip.
Video of Cruz:
Ted Cruz tries to vary the topic from his Cancun trip by ranting about Eric Holder and pushing years outdated debunked conspiracy theories and Merrick Garland’s affirmation listening to. pic.twitter.com/Lqr8O5DpDA
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) February 22, 2021
Cruz’s ranting and raving with no substantive questions for Decide Garland went on for greater than 5 minutes.
Right here is the start:
As I look again over the eight years of the Obama/Biden Justice Division, in my opinion, probably the most problematic side of that tenure was the Division of Justice was politicized to over a century of being apolitical and never a partisan device to focus on your opponents. It is vitally a lot my hope in case you are confirmed as legal professional normal that you’ll deliver that status for integrity to the division of justice and show a willingness to face up for what shall be inevitable political strain to as soon as once more politicize the Division of Justice and use it as a device to assault the political opponents of the present administration. Eric Holder, earlier than he was nominated as legal professional normal, had likewise constructed a status as being comparatively non-partisan and a prosecutor with integrity.
Sadly, his tenure as legal professional normal did huge harm to that status. As was beforehand mentioned, Eric Holder described his function as legal professional normal as being the wingman for President Obama. Am I proper in assuming you don’t view your function as legal professional normal as being Joe Biden’s wingman?
Cruz introduced up varied debunked Republican conspiracy theories, like the IRS targeting conservatives, and quick and livid, whereas by no means mentioning a single phrase about Donald Trump and his overt use of the DOJ to attempt to assault political opponent, squash investigations and lawsuits associated to his enterprise or conduct, and steal a presidential election.
Cruz’s senseless ranting and raving was an effort to create a Fox Information second and make folks overlook about his Cancun vacation while Texans were freezing.
Sen. Cruz was apparent, cynical, and a humiliation to the nation. Ted Cruz retains displaying why he’s unfit for public service.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who’s White Home Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work centered on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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