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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

N.Y. GOP Rips Ted Cruz on ‘New York Values’

Ted Cruz the Opportunist

  • My gut feeling is Cruz will do anything to advance himself.  
  • Cruz licked the boots of Obama and the open borders TPP crowd until the Presidential debates started.
  • Breitbart points out that in 2013 Senator Ted Cruz proposed amendments quintupling H-1B vistas from 65,000 to 325,000 people per year. In addition, the New York Times reports Cruz proposed increasing the number of green cards from 675,000 to 1.35 million annually.

(Roll Call)  -  Republican Rep. Peter King said he can’t see himself “working or doing anything for Ted Cruz,” after the Texas senator’s disparaging comments about “New York values” while criticizing Donald Trump in Thursday’s Republican presidential debate.
“Everyone understands that the values in New York City are socially liberal or pro-abortion or pro-gay marriage, focus around money and the media,” Cruz said.
But King pushed back against the comments, repeating Trump’s defense of New York City during 9/11, saying that people from all around the city responded and that New Yorkers served and died in the war in Iraq.
“From the first moment, New York knew what to do,” King said, despite the fact the city did not know it would be attacked.
King also criticized Cruz for opposing funding for relief after Superstorm Sandy and then pushing for relief from floods in Texas. He said donors in New York should not give to Cruz.
“Anyone who gives money to Ted Cruz should get their head examined,” King said.
Rep. Dan Donovan, another New York Republican whose district includes Staten Island and Brooklyn, also hit Cruz by pointing to September 11 and Hurricane Sandy.
“The next time Senator Cruz is fundraising in Manhattan, I invite him to come to my district, where he can meet real New Yorkers, and maybe then he will think twice about wrongly insulting the integrity of the people I am so proud to call my fellow citizens,” Donovan said in a statement.
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Blame Canada
Canada sent us Ted Cruz and Arctic cold. Screw 'em.

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