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Nearly 230 Republican lawmakers, including McConnell and McCarthy, urge the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade and 'release its vise grip on abortion politics'

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Trump is still "liable" for his conduct in office. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Nearly 230 Republican members of Congress called on the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade. Lawyers representing the lawmakers said the Court should "release its vise grip on abortion politics." In its next term, the Supreme Court will review a Mississippi ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. See more stories on Insider's business page. Nearly 230 Republi...
Tags: Utah, Politics, Texas, News, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Scotus, Republicans, Congress, Senate, Court, Trends, Gop, House, Ted Cruz, Abortion


The Britney effect: How California is grappling with conservatorship

However improbable, this has become the summer we talk about conservatorship. As the latest developments in Britney Spears’ 13-year conservatorship dominate the headlines, questions long debated by advocates have suddenly become dinner table conversation. When is it OK to strip people of their rights to protect their welfare? Can we trust the legal system to protect against abuse? The 39-year-old pop star gave explosive testimony at a June hearing in a Los Angeles probate court, saying her conse...
Tags: Politics, Celebrities, News, California, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, House, Ted Cruz, Aclu, Harvey Weinstein, Courts, Britney Spears, Low, Los Angeles Times


10 Things in Politics: Biden says Fox News saw the light on vaccines

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Inside Gov. Kristi Noem's inner circleBiden doesn't care if you think he's the devil, you just can't say 'nothing happened' during the Capitol riotAmazon and investment banks are trying to cash in on cannabis legalization President Joe Biden speaking with reporters on July 8. Alex Won...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, South Korea, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Israel, US, Alabama, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, South Dakota, House


We talked to 22 insiders with front row seats to Trump's hostile takeover of the GOP

Insider published the definitive oral history of Donald Trump's rise to political power. Marianne Ayala/Insider Insider interviewed 22 people with front-row seats to the 2016 GOP presidential primaries. We collected colorful anecdotes and never-before-reported details about the historic campaign. Combined, they tell the story of how Trump became the king of the GOP - a crown he still wears to this day. See more stories on Insider's business page. Five years after the 2016 Republica...
Tags: Politics, Chris Christie, News, Trends, Gop, Ted Cruz, New Jersey, Bill Clinton, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Jesus, Mcdonalds, Hitler, Cleveland, Donald Trump, Teaser


Ted Cruz: 'Blatantly illegal' for White House to work with Facebook on misinformation

The White House faces harsh criticism after revealing its working with social media platforms to flag posts that spread...
Tags: Facebook, White House, Ted Cruz


Cruz relives his 2016 RNC speech where the MAGA crowd booed after he detailed 'reasons to have concerns' about Trump

Sen. Ted Cruz spoke on the third day of the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. John Moore/Getty Images Ted Cruz and Donald Trump haven't always been as chummy as they are now. A bungled handshake during the 2016 campaigns marred Cruz's initial attempt to subvert Trump. Trump later worked up the crowd at the Republican National Convention, generating boos for Cruz. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ted Cruz's road to ruin in the 20...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Texas, Trends, Indianapolis, Gop, Ronald Reagan, Ted Cruz, Jimmy Carter, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Trump, Rnc


Trump aides told him over a McDonald's meal to stop bitching about losing in Iowa to Ted Cruz in 2016

President Donald Trump talks to the media about the table full of fast food in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, for the reception for the Clemson Tigers. Susan Walsh/Associated Press Trump was told over a McDonald's meal to stop whining and get his act together after losing the 2016 GOP Iowa caucuses. "If he wants to continue to bitch about the results in Iowa ... this race was over," Corey Lewandowski said he warned Trump at the time. Lewandowski and 21 other i...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Washington, White House, America, Trends, Cnn, Gop, New Hampshire, Ted Cruz, Iowa, Manchester, John F Kennedy, 2016 Election, Donald Trump


Cruz stands by his controversial 2016 RNC speech where he got booed after raising 'reasons to have concerns' about Trump

Sen. Ted Cruz spoke on the third day of the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. John Moore/Getty Images Ted Cruz and Donald Trump haven't always been as chummy as they are now. A bungled handshake during the 2016 campaigns marred Cruz's initial attempt to subvert Trump. Trump later worked up the crowd at the Republican National Convention, generating boos for Cruz. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ted Cruz's road to ruin in the 20...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Texas, Trends, Indianapolis, Gop, Ronald Reagan, Ted Cruz, Jimmy Carter, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Trump, Rnc


Key moments where Ted Cruz tried to steal the 2016 nomination and spotlight away from Donald Trump

Sen. Ted Cruz spoke on the third day of the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. John Moore/Getty Images Ted Cruz and Donald Trump haven't always been as chummy as they are now. A bungled handshake during the 2016 campaigns marred Cruz's initial attempt to subvert Trump. Trump later worked up the crowd at the Republican National Convention, generating boos for Cruz. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ted Cruz's road to ruin in the 20...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Texas, Trends, Indianapolis, Gop, Ted Cruz, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Trump, Fiorina, Quicken Loans Arena, Amanda Carpenter


Ted Cruz, who fled Texas for Cancún during a winter storm, was mocked for criticizing Democratic lawmakers who left the state to block GOP bills

Sen. Ted Cruz. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas slammed Democratic lawmakers who fled the state earlier this week. Texas Democrats accused Cruz of hypocrisy after he fled the state during a deadly storm in February. "I'd sit this one out, Ted," said Julián Castro, a Texas Democrat. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas was mocked after he criticized Democratic lawmakers who fled the state in a walkout earlier this week, with several ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Mexico, Barack Obama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ted, Austin, Gop, Washington Dc, Ted Cruz, New York Times, News UK, The Times, Donald Trump


Video shows GOP Rep. Chip Roy say he wants '18 more months of chaos and the inability to get stuff done' so Republicans can take back the House

In this March 11, 2020 file photo, Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Patrick Semansky, File/Associated Press Rep. Chip Roy said he wanted to continue to block Democrats' legislative priorities for the next 18 months. The Texas lawmaker made the statements during a Capitol Hill event last week, where he was secretly recorded. Roy doubled down on his statements on Wednesday, refusing to apologize. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, Washington, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Infrastructure, Gop, House, Ted Cruz, Capitol Hill, Roy, Biden, Democratic, Sen John Cornyn


Ted Cruz mulls 2024 presidential bid, says his 2016 campaign 'was the most fun I've ever had in my life'

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) heads to a vote on the Senate floor on June 8, 2021 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz said he's "certainly looking" at a 2024 presidential bid. "I'll tell you, 2016 was the most fun I've ever had in my life," he told Newsmax on Thursday. Cruz lost the 2016 GOP presidential nomination to then-candidate Donald Trump. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Sen. Ted Cruz said he's thinking about a 2024 bid f...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Texas, News, Republicans, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Trends, Indiana, Gop, Wyoming, Ted Cruz, Bill, Campaign


Ted Cruz’s ‘Brazen Gaslighting’ Message Backfires Spectacularly On Twitter

The Texas senator's attempt to slam White House press secretary Jen Psaki didn't go well.
Tags: Texas, News, White House, Ted Cruz, Jen Psaki


The RNC shelled out $175,000 in May for a donor event at Mar-a-Lago. That's just a fraction of the $2.6 million they've spent at Trump's businesses since 2007.

The RNC paid over $175,000 to Mar-a-Lago for a donor event held in April. Getty Images The RNC shelled out $175,000 for a donor event at Mar-a-Lago this May. That sum is just a fraction of what the RNC has spent at Trump properties over the last 14 years. According to FEC data, the RNC spent over $2.6 million at Trump businesses since 2007. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Republican National Committee (RNC) have been big spenders at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club this ye...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, White House, Trends, Gop, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Mitch McConnell, Cnbc, Trump, Rnc, Palm Beach, Republican National Committee RNC, Federal Election Commission FEC, FEC


9 Quotes From Republican Politicians Next to Their State's Damning Heat Graphs

Happy #ShowYourStripes Day! For the past few years, meteorologists and climatologists have taken a day in June to show dramatic graphics on TV green screens, ties, masks, blankets, sweaters, and even a Tesla that illustrate how quickly the climate is changing. Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Climate Change, Environment, Articles, Ted Cruz, Jerry Brown, Donald Trump, Mike Lee, Climate Change Policy, Natural Environment, Paul Gosar, Don Young, Devin Nunes, Jim Inhofe, Ken Buck


Ted Cruz has won a lawsuit against the FEC over a loan to his re-election campaign. A federal court ruled that his freedom of speech rights had been violated.

Sen. Ted Cruz in May. Sebastian Scheiner/AP Photo Federal court ruling says FEC violated Sen. Ted Cruz's First Amendment rights with repayment limit. Cruz loaned $260,000 to his 2018 re-election campaign, which was $10,000 over the repayment limit. The "loan-repayment limit burdens political speech" three federal judges wrote. See more stories on Insider's business page. A federal court has handed Sen. Ted Cruz a victory, saying a $250,000 limit on post-campaign repayments to candi...
Tags: Politics, Legal, Supreme Court, Finance, Trends, Ted Cruz, Citizens United, Campaign Finance, Cruz, Sen Ted Cruz, FEC, Federal Election Commission, Beto O Rourke, Sebastian Scheiner, Kevin Shalvey, Weekend BI UK


Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin hits back at Ted Cruz's criticism of the US military, saying his comments are helping Russia and China

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on CNN. CNN Sen. Ted Cruz called the US military "woke" and "emasculated" last month. The defense secretary told CNN that adversaries could use such attacks to undermine the US. Cruz had shared a video unfavorably contrasted the US Army with Russia's. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Monday hit back at a recent tweet by Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas that unfavorably contrasted US military recruitment vide...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Vladimir Putin, China, Russia, Defense, US, Trends, Cnn, Austin, Ted Cruz, News UK, Kremlin, US Army, Cruz, Sen Ted Cruz


Defense Sec. Austin hit back at Ted Cruz's criticism of the US military, saying his comments are helping Russia and China

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on CNN. CNN Sen. Ted Cruz called the US military "woke" and "emasculated" last month. The defense secretary told CNN such attacks could be used by adversaries to undermine the US. Cruz had shared a video unfavorably comparing the US Army with Russia's. See more stories on Insider's business page. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin hit back at a recent tweet by Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas that unfavorably contrasted the US military recruitment videos with Russ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Vladimir Putin, China, Russia, Defense, US, Trends, Cnn, Austin, Ted Cruz, News UK, Kremlin, US Army, Cruz, Sen Ted Cruz


Chris Cuomo and Ted Cruz traded jabs over who should be controlling women's bodies

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, on the fifth day of the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. Alex Brandon/AP Chris Cuomo challenged Sen. Ted Cruz in a tweet about women controlling their own bodies. Cruz responded with a slight to Cuomo's brother, Andrew Cuomo, and his sexual misconduct allegations. "Not sure Cuomo's [sic] should be talking about controlling women's bodies...." Cruz sai...
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Ted Cruz follows suit from red states and introduces a bill to ban the federal government from using vaccine passports

Sen. Ted Cruz during a Senate hearing on November 17, 2020. BILL CLARK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Sens. Ted Cruz, Mike Braun, and Cynthia Lummis introduced a bill banning federal vaccine passports. At least 10 US states already have bills or executive orders banning vaccine passports. Vaccine passports are becoming more common, as US tourists to the EU will be required to prove they are vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. Three Republican senators have introduced a ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, Senate, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, Indiana, Gop, Wyoming, Ted Cruz, Cruz, Sen Ted Cruz, Bill Clark, Cynthia Lummis


WATCH: Sen. Ted Cruz tells Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal to change his iPhone password after he enters it in on live TV

Sen. Richard Blumenthal holds up his iPhone during a subcommittee hearing on gun violence. Screenshot/C-SPAN Sen. Richard Blumenthal entered his password into his iPhone on live television. He did so during a live subcommittee hearing, and while his phone was angled toward the camera. "I would note you put out on CSPAN the code on your iPhone, so you might want to change that now," Sen. Ted Cruz told Blumenthal. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas advise...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, US, Trends, Ted Cruz, Connecticut, Cruz, Richard Blumenthal, Sen Ted Cruz, Blumenthal, Senate Judiciary Subcommittee, Sen Richard Blumenthal, Sonam Sheth


How Ted Cruz ended up sharing Russian far-right propaganda to attack the US military

Sen. Ted Cruz. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Cruz shared a video comparing Russian and US army recruitment ads, and called the US Army "emasculated." An expert on far-right disinformation has traced the meme to pro-Russian, far-right networks. Conservatives have long shared material originating from far-right networks to attack liberals. See more stories on Insider's business page. A video shared by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz last week to attack the US military for being "w...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, UK, Texas, Putin, Russia, US, Trends, Budapest, Hungary, Ted Cruz, News UK, Republican Party, Kremlin, US Army, Cruz


Ted Cruz reacts to 'Kremlin Cruz' nickname given to him by MSNBC anchor Brian Williams after the Texas senator shared Russian army propaganda

Ted Cruz shared a TikTok comparing ads for the US military and the Russian military on Thursday. The GOP senator said the US military was "woke" and "emasculated" compared to Russia's military. MSNBC anchor Brian Williams nicknamed the senator "Kremlin Cruz" after the comments. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, listens during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on voting rights on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Evelyn Hocks...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Mexico, Iraq, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Ted Cruz, Capitol Hill, Msnbc, Donald Trump, US Army


Ted Cruz implies the US military is too 'woke' and 'emasculated' to compete with Russia

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, on the fifth day of the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. Alex Brandon/AP Texas Sen. Ted Cruz retweeted a TikTok comparing a Russian Army commercial with a US Army commercial. While the Russian ad was rife with masculine tropes, the US ad was the animated story of a service member with two moms. Cruz said that in comparing the two military ads, "perhaps a woke and ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington, Russia, US, San Francisco, Trends, Military, Ted Cruz, Army, Capitol Hill, US Army, Cruz, Cnbc, Russian Army, Barbara Starr


Taking Advantage of a Shift in the Landscape, Caniglia v. Strom

The Roberts Court, April 23, 2021Seated from left to right: Justices Samuel A. Alito, Jr. and Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., and Justices Stephen G. Breyer and Sonia SotomayorStanding from left to right: Justices Brett M. Kavanaugh, Elena Kagan, Neil M. Gorsuch, and Amy Coney Barrett.Photograph by Fred Schilling, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Supreme Court’s ruling in Caniglia v. Strom could be a boon to Second ...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, White House, Massachusetts, Legislation, Reagan, Bloomberg, Ted Cruz, New Jersey, Lawsuits, Marco Rubio, Gun Rights, Second Amendment, Nra, John Roberts, House Senate


Ted Cruz said it's 'awesome' that airlines are touting travel deals to Cancún, 3 months after he flew into political firestorm over his own trip to Mexico while Texas was freezing, with no power or heat

GOP Sen. Ted Cruz gestures as he speaks to members of the media during the fifth day of the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, February 13, 2021. Erin Scott/Reuters Sen. Ted Cruz said it was "awesome" that an airline was offering a discounted flight to Cancún. The tweet came three months after he faced immense backlash over his trip to Mexico while Texas endured freezing temperatures and power outages. Critics slammed Cruz over his tweet, accusing him of joking about the t...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington, Mexico, Trends, Gop, Ted Cruz, Houston, Biden, Donald Trump, Flights, Cruz, Cancun, Sen Cruz, Capitol, Sen Ted Cruz


The Republican party is no longer serious

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy address reporters outside the White House after their Oval Office meeting with President Joe Biden on May 12, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Republican party used to generate actual policy ideas, but no longer. Now trolling and obstructionist shenanigans are all the GOP cares about. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. See more stories on Insider'...
Tags: Washington, Senate, White House, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Ronald Reagan, House, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Republican Party, Republican


Ted Cruz accuses the Squad of being 'shills for terrorists' who 'don't like the Jews' in Fox News interview

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite GOP Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Thursday attacked the Squad, a group of Democratic lawmakers. "We get it, you don't like the Jews," Cruz said of their recent comments on Israeli bombings. Cruz's comments feed into a longstanding trope that any criticism of Israel amounts to antisemitism. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Thursday went after Democrats in the Squad over their recent c...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Israel, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Ted Cruz, Gaza, Squad, Fox News, Michigan, Hamas, Benjamin Netanyahu


Carole Baskin blamed Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn for a tiger that got loose in Texas

John Cornyn, Carole Baskin and Ted Cruz AFP; Netflix; Tom Williams / Getty Images Carole Baskin on Wednesday blamed Texas Sens. Cruz and Cornyn for failing to support the Big Public Safety Act. Baskin said the bill would've prevented a tiger in Texas from getting loose Sunday. The bill passed the House in December 2020 but never got a vote in the Senate. See more stories on Insider's business page. Carole Baskin in a Wednesday morning appearance on CNN called out Texas senators T...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Senate, Trends, Cnn, Netflix, Speed, House, Ted Cruz, Tigers, Big Cats, Bengal, Cornyn, Cuevas, John Cornyn


Sen. Ted Cruz says that Democratic voting proposals will constitute 'Jim Crow 2.0'

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, asks a question during the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz on Tuesday called a Democratic-backed voting bill "Jim Crow 2.0." Cruz claims, without evidence, that the bill will register millions of undocumented immigrants. There have been no widespread instances of automatic voter registration leading to that problem. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
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