Tag: Ted Cruz

Trump Tweets Threat about Cruz’s Wife

Nick Gass, Politico – March 22, 2016

Donald Trump tweeted and then deleted a message Tuesday evening that threatened to “spill the beans” about Ted Cruz’s wife, Heidi. Then he tweeted again. “Wow @SenTedCruz, that is some low level ad you did using a picture of Melania in a G.Q. shoot.Be careful or I will spill the beans on your wife,” Trump tweeted, before deleting the message seconds later.

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A Ted Cruz-Carly Fiorina Ticket? Not So Fast …

Matt Flegenheimer, New York Times – March 11, 2016

“I’m sorry, senator,” Mrs. Fiorina interjected, “I just have to say — ” She suggested that Mr. Trump was afraid to debate Mr. Cruz if the field thinned. She noted that Mr. Cruz had “never talked about spray tans or body parts, or hurled insults.” Then she lowered the boom: “Man up, Donald.”

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Ted Cruz’s Off-base Claim that Having Women in Combat Leads to Increased Casualties

Michelle Ye Hee Lee, Washington Post – March 2, 2016

But did this study find that putting women in previously-closed combat positions would increase casualties among men and women and decrease military effectiveness, as Cruz claimed? No, he’s stretching the data. Let’s take a look at what the study really said.

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Why is Ted Cruz Saying Christians Should Support Him Different From Saying Women Should Back Hillary Clinton?

Janell Ross, Washington Post – February 16, 2016

One moment that probably won’t is a new interview in which Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) asserts — in very similar fashion — that evangelical Christians should back an evangelical Christian like him. Cruz told this to viewers of the Christian Broadcasting Network’s “Brody File,” “If we allow our leaders to be selected from non-believers, we shouldn’t be surprised when our leaders don’t share our values.”

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Ted Cruz’s Bizarre Fight with the GOP Over Women and the Draft, Explained

Amanda Taub, Vox – February 10, 2016

Ted Cruz spent the final days of his campaign for the New Hampshire primary, in which he finished third, speaking out against an important issue: the risk that the government might use the draft to force innocent girl children into single combat against psychotic supervillains thrice their size.

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Ted Cruz Says It Would Be ‘Nuts’ To Draft Women

Igor Bobic, Huffington Post – February 7, 2016

“I have to admit, as I was sitting there listening to that conversation, my reaction was, ‘Are you guys nuts?’” Cruz said, according to Politico. “Listen, we have had enough with political correctness, especially in the military. Political correctness is dangerous. And the idea that we would draft our daughters to forcibly bring them into the military and put them in close combat, I think is wrong, it is immoral, and if I am president, we ain’t doing it.”

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Ted Cruz Assures Voters He Will Address ‘Crisis’ Of Gay Marriage

Emily Atkin, ThinkProgress – January 27, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz ended a seven-stop tour of Iowa on Tuesday with extended comments against marriage equality and transgender-inclusive policies, which he said represented a “time of crisis” in America.

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