Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is as sick and tired of the Russia nonsense as the rest of us. He appeared on Fox News’ Fox & Friends Tuesday morning and told the hosts that whenever he travels around the country and voters stop him, no one asks about Russia… instead, they ask about Obamacare, abolishing the IRS, and other, more important matters.
This is a ll a political circus at this point. Democrats, and much of the liberal media are using this as an an excuse just to attack the president. They want this president to fail, they want the administration to fail. That is really unfortunate.
There is an amazing divide.
When you are in Washington D.C., the only question any reporter wants to ask about is about Russia, impeachment, attacking the president. When I go home to Texas I travel the state, I answer questions from people across the state, nobody asks about that.
They ask about Obamacare: Are you going to repeal this disastrous law so my premiums go down and I can afford health care… People outside of Washington are interested in real policies that are going to produce jobs and raise wages. They are not interested in the circus., the nonsense, the attack game of personal destruction that consumes Washington.
Cruz continued with the Obamacare theme:
“When it comes to Obamacare I can tell you I am working day and night, every waking moment, trying to bring Republicans together to focus on, number one, delivering our promises to repeal this disastrous law. But number two, critically, the most important issue, we’ve got to lower premiums. The biggest reason people are unhappy with Obamacare, their premiums have skyrocketed. The average family’s premiums have risen over $5,000 a year. We’ve got to fix that…I think that if we focus on lowering premiums we can bring together conservatives, we can bring together moderates, we can bring together Republicans, and actually fill the mandate the American people sent us here to do.”
Cruz also spoke out against the fascist, anti-free speech climate on college campuses:
“If you look at what’s happening on universities it is heartbreaking. They have become these so called ‘protected safe spaces,’ where anything that challenges the left-wing orthodoxy is silenced, is muzzled, is shouted down. Universities should be a place where you go to get your ideas challenged, where you go to discover hard difficult ideas, and to discover what you believe. The whole point of a university – you know when I was in college I took classes from Marxists. And I was glad that I did. You want to understand the ideas on the other side, the ideas that are wrong. And yet today’s Leftist college administrators and faculties – they’re so afraid of being challenged. They can’t defend their ideas and they just want to muzzle students. It’s wrong and it’s inconsistent with the role of a university which is to train young minds.”
Republished with permission Constitution.com
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