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Republican lawmakers are staging Trump-style stunts at the US-Mexico border to push 'crisis' agenda

Former President Donald Trump participates in a ceremony commemorating the 200th mile of border wall at the international border with Mexico in San Luis, Arizona, June 23, 2020. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images The GOP has spent months manufacturing a "Biden border crisis" narrative. GOP reps and local officials have taken multiple trips to the southern border with props. For the GOP, the border is a space for political theater to boost 2022 midterm election chances. See more stories on Insi...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Cdc, Mexico, US, Trends, Gop, House, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Homeland Security, Customs, Biden, Guatemala, Donald Trump, Border Patrol


‘Nudo Mixteco’ Director Angeles Cruz on Migration, Poverty, the Plight of Women and Her Next Project (EXCLUSIVE)

In her impressive narrative feature debut, Mexican actor-filmmaker Ángeles Cruz examines the impact of migration and the difficulties women face in a small village in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Set in the fictional village of San Mateo (in reality Cruz’s hometown of Villa Guadalupe Victoria), “Nudo Mixteco” (or “Mixtecan Knot”) weaves together the stories […]
Tags: News, Mexico, Global, Markets & Festivals, Festivals, Cruz, Oaxaca, San Mateo, Figa Films, Nudo Mixteco, Angeles Cruz, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Villa Guadalupe Victoria Nudo Mixteco


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


Siblings Killed, 2 Injured In Shooting At Tracy Mobile Home Park

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Tags: Crime, News, Shooting, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Tracy, Jesus, Cruz, Gutierrez, Valeria, Green Oaks, Jesus Cruz, Tracy News, Tracy Police Department, Tracy Mobile Home Park


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


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


Top Stories this AM: More calls for lab leak investigation; Texas voting bill blocked; Cruz in Israel

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: Texas Democrats blocked a major restrictive voting rights bill. Democratic lawmakers walked out late Saturday to ensure there wouldn't be the quorum of lawmakers necessary to vote on the legislation.Nikki Haley slammed Vice President Kamala Harris for long weekend tweet. Republican governors diss My Pillo...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Israel, Trends, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, Cruz, Kamala Harris, Musk, Nikki Haley, Democratic, HARRIS, Haley, Peter Hotez, Iron Dome


Senator Ted Cruz, in Israel, calls on Biden to deliver more weapons to the country

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 Hockstein/Pool via AP Israel and Hamas have been accused of war crimes for their tactics during 11 days of fighting. More than 200 Palestinians and 12 Israelis were killed. Sen. Ted Cruz is in Israel to look at the damage and called on Biden to support Israel's military. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Senato...
Tags: Washington, Senate, Israel, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Ap, Democrats, Gop, United States, House, Ted Cruz, Gaza, Capitol Hill, Hamas


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...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, Washington, Trends, Cnn, Ted Cruz, Capitol Hill, Andrew Cuomo, Cruz, Cuomo, Sen Ted Cruz, Chris Cuomo, Sen Ted Cruz R Texas, Kelsey Vlamis, Donald Trump Alex Brandon AP Chris Cuomo, Andrew Cuomo Chris Cuomo


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


As TX ‘Constitutional Carry’ Bill Awaits Signing, Media Negativity Surges

“This is a simple restoration of Texans’ constitutional right under the Second Amendment, a right of the people to keep and bear arms.” – Texas Republican State Sen. Charles Schwertner. (Dave Workman photo) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- As Texas gun owners wait for Gov. Greg Abbott to sign legislation allowing permitless carry of sidearms in the Lone Star State—so-called “Constitutional Carry”—establishment media is pushing the negative in an attempt to portray the governor and gun rights supporte...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Congress, Cbs News, Senate, House, Ted Cruz, New York Times, The Times, Miami, Cbs, Houston, Rolling Stone, Fort Worth, Cruz, Cnbc


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


The court filing is the first time the former President has formally defended his actions in court since January 6

• Judge blasts Barr's DOJ for 'getting a jump on public relations' in Mueller report rollout • Man accused of bringing bombs to Capitol had contacted Cruz's office about 'election fraud'
Tags: News, Stories, Doj, Cruz, Capitol, Barr


Trump claims immunity to insurrection lawsuit

• Judge blasts Barr's DOJ for 'getting a jump on public relations' in Mueller report rollout • Man accused of bringing bombs to Capitol had contacted Cruz's office about 'election fraud,' judge notes
Tags: News, Stories, Doj, Cruz, Trump, Capitol, Barr


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


Man accused of bringing bombs to Capitol had contacted Cruz's office with concern about 'election fraud,' judge notes

A Vietnam veteran who allegedly brought Mason jar bombs to Capitol Hill on January 6 had scoped out the Capitol Building in December by driving around it, and had called Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's office and tried to visit the Republican at home, a court filing revealed on Monday.
Tags: Texas, Cnn, Ted Cruz, Capitol Hill, Vietnam, Cruz, Capitol, Mason, Capitol Building


Man accused of bringing bombs to Capitol had contacted Cruz's office about 'election fraud'

A Vietnam veteran who allegedly brought Mason jar bombs to Capitol Hill on January 6 had scoped out the Capitol Building in December by driving around it, and had called Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's office and tried to visit the Republican at home, a court filing revealed on Monday.
Tags: Texas, News, Ted Cruz, Stories, Capitol Hill, Vietnam, Cruz, Capitol, Mason, Capitol Building


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


‘Kremlin Cruz’ Erupts Over Nickname By Brian Williams For Attack On ‘Emasculated’ Military

Cruz gets a new nickname after his "latest and remarkably stupid lapse in judgment" on American troops, Williams noted.
Tags: News, Williams, Cruz, Brian Williams, Kremlin Cruz


'The old anti-gay slur': Cooper calls out Cruz's tweet about US military

CNN's Anderson Cooper reacts to Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-TX) tweets about the US military being "woke and emasculated".
Tags: News, US, Cnn, Ted Cruz, Stories, Anderson Cooper, Cruz, Cooper, TX


'Shameful': Duckworth slams Cruz over US Army ad critique

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) discusses Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) calling a US Army ad "woke" and "emasculated."
Tags: News, Stories, US Army, Cruz, Sen Ted Cruz, Duckworth, Tammy Duckworth D IL


Troops slam Ted Cruz for claiming the US military has been 'emasculated'

Sen. Ted Cruz speaks to the press during the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, February 13, 2021. Erin Scott/Reuters Republican Sen. Ted Cruz suggested the US military was "woke" and "emasculated" in a tweet comparing US and Russian military videos. US troops have criticizing Cruz for his remarks, which come as the Defense Department faces tries to make the military more welcoming to a broader range of recruits. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Texas Rep...
Tags: California, US, Trends, Gop, Ted Cruz, Army, Fox News, Pentagon, Tammy Duckworth, Donald Trump, US Army, Defense Department, Cruz, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Sen Ted Cruz


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


"According to a new book, Obama called Trump a 'madman,' a 'racist, sexist pig,' 'that fucking lunatic' and a 'corrupt motherfucker.'"

 The Guardian reports. The book is "Battle for the Soul: Inside the Democrats’ Campaigns to Defeat Donald Trump" by Edward-Isaac Dovere. This is the same book that quotes Jill Biden saying that Kamala Harris should "go fuck herself."According to the article, Dovere writes that Obama preferred Trump over Ted Cruz as the candidate, because he thought Cruz is much smarter than Trump. To that, I'd say that there are different forms of intelligence — Obama ought to know — and Cruz has strong conventi...
Tags: Books, Law, Obama, Ted Cruz, 2016 Election, Donald Trump, Hillary, Cruz, Kamala Harris, Trump, Edward Isaac Dovere, Jill Biden, Ann Althouse, Insults, Obama the ex-President, Dirty Words


Obama called Trump a 'corrupt motherf---er,' a 'racist, sexist pig,' and a 'f---ing lunatic,' a new book reportedly says

President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump at the White House on November 10, 2016. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images Obama turned his congenial nature on its head and slammed Trump behind the scenes, a new book says. It reportedly says Obama called Trump a "corrupt motherf---er," a "madman," and a "f---ing lunatic." Obama and Trump have long had a testy relationship. See more stories on Insider's business page. After leaving office in 2017, President Barack Obama, kn...
Tags: Politics, Vladimir Putin, Obama, White House, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Guardian, 2016 Election, Donald Trump, Princeton, Cruz, Trump, Harvard Law, Edward Isaac Dovere, Trump Read


Cruz's 'cringeworthy' tweet draws backlash

Months after receiving heavy criticism for leaving his constituents to travel to Mexico during a deadly ice storm, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is catching heat for a tweet about cheap airfare to Cancun.
Tags: News, Mexico, Stories, Cruz, Ted Cruz R TX


Top Stories this AM: A criminal probe into Trump Org.; Cruz's Cancun comedy; divorce just got harder in China

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today:The New York Attorney General's office says it's opening a criminal investigation into the Trump Organization. "We have informed the Trump Organization that our investigation into the Organization is no longer purely civil in nature," a spokesperson for the office told CNN. "We are now actively investi...
Tags: New York, Texas, Organization, Obama, China, Trends, Fbi, Gop, Maine, Manhattan, James Corden, Susan Collins, Collins, Cruz, Cancun, Sen Ted Cruz


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


Cruz faces backlash on social media after joking about flights resuming to Cancun

Sen. Ted Cruz is facing renewed backlash from users on Twitter after sharing a news alert from a local Texas station promoting the return of flights to Cancun.
Tags: Texas, Cnn, Cruz, Cancun, Sen Ted Cruz


The GOP is officially the Trump Party

It was a big hit for 16-year-old Lesley Gore: It’s my party, and I’ll cry if I want to Cry if I want to Cry if I want to You would cry too, if it happened to you! And it has happened to me. The Republican Party, of which I have been a registered voter forever, has gone where no party should ever go: into the abyss of personality cult. Last week, House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy dropped the hammer on arch-conservative Rep. Liz Cheney, bouncing her from the third most powerful position in Ho...
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