Skip to comments.Video: Ted Cruz Gets Eric Holder to Admit That Killing Americans With Drones On U.S. Soil Is
Posted on 03/06/2013 11:57:35 AM PST by Nachum
In response to Rand Paul Filibuster Inspires HuffPo to Blister Obama Over Drone Policy:
This morning, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was able to get Attorney General Eric Holder to admit, (after much hemming and hawing about "appropriateness") that it was unconstitutional to kill a US citizen on US soil with a drone strike, providing that American terror suspect does not pose an imminent threat.
Via Sean Higgins of The Washington Examiner:
Cruz took the opportunity of Holders appearance this morning before the senate Judiciary Committee to ask about the government stance. If an individual is sitting quietly in a cafe in the US, in your legal judgment, does the Constitution allow a US citizen on US soil to be killed by a drone? Cruz asked, adding later the qualifier: If that individual is not posing an imminent and immediate threat of death or bodily harm.
It took Cruz close to four minutes to get Holder to admit that such a strike would indeed be unconstitutional.
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You are right for the most part but where I live Cruz has a lot of support, I think it was just a matter of not being organized locally. I’m not pointing fingers, I was just dissappointed.
You mean Kay Barely Republican?
Interesting. Do you have a link for that background?
I’m no fan of pro-amnesty, kindergarten-talking Rubio, but Cruz has impressed me so far and I won’t hold his father’s politics 50+ years ago against him.
I remember sitting in a dorm room, about 1960, in TX having arguments about whether Castro was what he turned out to be ...or not.
I don't remember much about it but wonder now if Obama is more open now than Castro was at the time.
You must have read that on the internet, so it must be true...
Were you dropped on your head as a child...?
I read it in an interview with Cruz in an Austin newspaper. He admitted it when he was presented with the evidence of the date of his father’s arrival in the U.S.
So because Ted Cruz father was a a Cuban revolutionary he is not qualified to be POTUS ?
You do understand many people in Cuban was fooled by Castro...?
Anyone who was arguing about what Castro was in 1960 was deficient in information. Castro led an armed insurrection of radical leftists in 1953 - which failed. He was apprehended, tried and jailed, and then let free in an amnesty less than two years later. He was always a thug and a bully.
Nobody with a hot potato in their history should run for president, because the opposition will find it and use it. Cruz made a big mistake when he tried to pass his father off as a victim of the Castro regime. Now there is a public record of that lie.
I love this man. He’s smart and ideologically American-American. I hope he brings up people around him and becomes a great leader.
God, please don’t let him become self serving, corrupt and treasonous like the rest.
As I said, I was in a college dorm. I didn't waste my time listening to the news. "Deficient in information"...LOL! yes, and didn't care. We wondered if he was good or bad...but didn't lead any marches or sit ins. We really didn't care. In fact, we were care free.
YES! Obviously you ARE missing something here Las Vegas Ron!
Think about it please. Senator Cruz phrased the question perfectly.
Does ANYONE really believe that either Jugears or Holder OR BiteMe give a rat’s patoot about constitutionality?!They’ve already SHREDDED THAT old rag of a document. They’re about to take absolute CONTROL......and then come the KILLING FIELDS, a la Pol Pot!
Cruz is a liar everybody! We have to find someone else in the Senate to rally around.
Who do you recommend kabumpo?
I like him as a senator, I just don’t think that a Republican can make it as president with that kind of baggage.
The media will make a big deal out of anything they chose to. For goodness sakes, Romney was a boy scout and we saw how that turned out.
And by the way, the msm is losing credibility.