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  • Cruz slams immigration hecklers: ‘They don’t want the truth to be heard’

    10/11/2013 9:01:20 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 60 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Friday, October 11, 2013 | Seth McLaughlin
    Illegal immigrant advocates interrupted Sen. Ted Cruz’s speech to the Values Voters Summit on Friday more than a dozen times on, calling on the Texas Republican and potential presidential candidate to support a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants. But the Texas Republican repeatedly deflected the criticism, turning it into an attack against President Obama. “How scared is the president?” Mr. Cruz said. “Oh, they don’t want the truth to be heard. They definitely don’t want the truth to be heard.” The crowd also tried to drown out the protestors with chants of “USA! USA!” The protesters were dragged out...
  • Ted Cruz Was Heckled Repeatedly at the Values Voter Summit —...

    10/11/2013 10:56:51 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 46 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 10/10/13 | Billy Hallowell
    ... Here’s How He Turned the Tables on His Haters Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) was forced to stop speaking multiple times while delivering a speech at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., Friday morning. Rather than cowering, he repeatedly shot back at his hecklers and accused them of being ”President Obama’s paid political operatives.” Cruz was first interrupted by a man in the audience who demanded to know why he wouldn’t “support a pathway to citizenship for immigrant families.” Later in the speech, the disruptions became more pointed, leading Cruz to more fervently address the outbursts. Based on muffled...