Cruz promises Republican victory in shutdown fight

Sen Rafael Cruz is beyond deluded. He’s made a lot of noise, pandered to the Teaborgs, and is in the limelight. He couldn’t even do a real filibuster, having his TeaNut buddies spell him. He is a showboater.. a phony. And the sooner this knee jerk election of TeaNuts is no longer fashionable, he and others like him will be voted out!

CNN Political Ticker

Richmond, Virginia (CNN) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, blamed by Democrats and some of his fellow Republicans as a chief architect of the ongoing government shutdown, struck back on Saturday, faulting President Obama and Senate Democrats for the political stalemate.

“Let me be very clear, I don’t think we should be in a shutdown,” Cruz said in a speech to conservatives in the Virginia state capital. “Throughout the course of it, I have said we should not shut down the government. But sadly this is Harry Reid’s and President Obama’s shutdown.”

The government shutdown began Tuesday when the president refused to give in to Republican demands that he delay or change the Affordable Care Act, the signature achievement of his first term that began enrolling patients on October 1, in exchange for passing a routine spending bill.

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