Skip to comments.Cruz Calls for Investigation in Mississippi Runoff
Posted on 07/07/2014 8:37:30 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) argued that the allegations of voter fraud in the Mississippi Senate runoff between Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel in an interview on Mondays Mark Levin Show.
What the D.C. machine did was not try to grow the party, instead, the ads that they ran were racially charged, false attacks and they were explicit promises to continue and expand the welfare state, and nobody has suggested that the Democrats who voted in the primary will actually vote Republican in the general election, Cruz said. Instead, they were just recruited to decide who the Republican nominee was, and thats unprincipled and its wrong. But even more troubling Mark, in the past week or so, we have seen serious allegations of voter fraud...."(continued)
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Wearing his NRSC hat, Cruz congratulated Thud Cochran after the election.
Here he is making up for a rare mistake.
Stand your Ground Ted, stand your ground!
I guess Ted figured out a lot of us folks in the grassroots are “mad as hell and we’re not going to take it anymore”....
That wasn’t a mistake, it was damning with faint praise, if you read his whole ‘congrats’ statement.
And now he is advocating Cockroach be taken down.
Let the State do it. I don’t want the Feds in on this.
He was bowing to the will of the people. Like he should.
Now that it turns out that the election was kinked, he is speak out against it. Like he should.
Sen. Cruz promised to stay out of primaries of sitting Senators. So he congratulated Cochrane. Now, with fraud allegations becoming credible, it is perfect timing for him to intervene to criticize unethical conduct and potential fraud. He never seems to misstep.
Yea! Thank you.
At least he spoke up, against all the odds. I'm greatly relieved, I love this guy.
Should have done this a couple weeks ago...
Note...the Vote Fraud is quite apparent now...so maybe Cruz caught on
The “state”, as in the people, are fighting back, hard.
Do keep up!
“...anyone involved in criminal conduct should be prosecuted....”
Gotta love Ted Cruz. I’d like to see some of the Cochran-Barbour Mississippi RINOs behind bars for awhile since they are clearly self-serving felons.
To congratulate someone who may be a fellow senator is not the same as agreeing with him on all or any issues.
Cool. Now tell your idiot governor to defend the border or face the consequences.
His congratulations was followed by this comment:
But Cruz insisted that Cochrans narrow victory should be a warning for Republicans in Washington, D.C. I think that demonstrates that there is a lot of hunger for change. People are frustrated with Washington, and they're hungry for leaders who will stand up and make the case we need to go a different path, Cruz said. (from Breitbart)
SO, it was an UNHAPPY Cruz who said "I certainly congratulate...Cochran".
In a subtle way, he even suggested there were problems with the election BEFORE fraud was found....which he couldn't possibly have known about immediately after the election since it's only been proven since then:
Listen: this is nothing new, he said. We see mischief where you have people from the other party vote in your primary because they think that a particular candidate is more vulnerable, more attractive to them for whatever reason. That's part of politics.
If he'd made an immediate accusation of fraud, he'd have been shark food in the media.
There was an article posted the day out the run-off (I’ll have to dig it out later) in which Cruz was apparently having second thoughts about his deal with McConnell and Ayotte, after the way the GOP-E behaved in Mississippi.
He has no power over Rick Perry. They are in two different wings of the party. But the probable incoming governor is his mentor.
Cruz does not rush in, he has learned well from experience, a quality few current politicians learn, in the grand scheme of this Cochran business Cruz responded correctly.
We know, no one is perfect, but when it comes to Cruz he is as close as one could ever expect.
He consistently demonstrates, competence, honesty, integrity and courage, all up in the face of a totally corrupt political institution.
I have called his DC office a couple of times regarding various issues and identified myself as his constituent in MS, most recently last night. Maybe he realises that this anger isn’t going away, as it damn well shouldn’t.
I took it as a throw-away line from someone who just wasn’t paying attention, yet, to what was really happening here. He is, after all, the Sentor for Texas.
And patience.... he did work on SCOTUS’ Bush v Gore case.
Actually, Chaplain, if he had made an immediate accusation of fraud, he'd have been ahead of the curve, which is where we're accustomed to seeing Senator Cruz.
We all knew it was fixed from day one.
I agree. We knew it was fixed. We even knew it would be fixed. Ahead of time every thinking person on the planet should have known....including McDaniel.