Ted Cruz

California Democratic Official Apologizes After Wishing Death on Children of Sen. Cruz Staffer

Tweeted "May your children all die from debilitating, painful and incurable diseases."


The communications chair of the Sacramento County Democratic Party apologized Friday after directing vitriol at a staffer for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) over the defunding of ObamaCare.

Amanda Carpenter, a speechwriter and senior communications adviser to Cruz, tweeted her optimism that the GOP could succeed in stripping funding for the healthcare law in the fight over a continuing resolution.