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  • Cruz calls on Congress to block presidential nominees over executive action

    11/23/2014 9:43:12 AM PST · by jazusamo · 44 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 23, 2014
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said Sunday that President Obama refuses to accept that only Congress has the authority to establish federal immigration laws and that members should block the president’s nominees and some funding until he rescinds his executive action on the issue. “This is a stunning and sad display by the president,” Cruz, a Republican, told “Fox News Sunday.” “We need to impose real consequence.” Cruz suggested, as he has since Obama announced the executive action Thursday, that Congress should take action next year when Republicans, who already control the House, will also have the majority in the Senate.
  • Cruz: I Will Speak About Defunding Obamacare ‘Until I Am Unable To Stand’

    09/24/2013 12:16:55 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 113 replies
    CBS ^ | September 24, 2013
    WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz began a filibuster Tuesday with the intent of defunding the Affordable Care Act, known also as Obamacare. The Texas Republican noted while on the Senate floor, “I intend to speak about defunding ObamaCare until I am unable to stand.” Cruz additionally asserted that Democrats are not listening to their constituents in regards to the health care law, which is set to take effect Oct. 1. “I rise today in opposition to ObamaCare in an effort to speak for 26 million Texans and 300 million Americans,” Cruz asserted. “It is time quite frankly to make...