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GOP Leaders Blame Cruz For Shutdown

Cruz says he is still committed to "stop the train wreck that is Obamacare"

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) — Republican leaders piled blame on freshman Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, for failed tactics that forced a U.S. government shutdown, but Cruz remained defiant.

"I would do anything and I will continue to do anything I can to stop the train wreck that is Obamacare," Cruz told ABC's "This Week," when asked whether he would rule out pushing the government to the brink of another shutdown in January unless the Affordable Care Act is defunded.

"Have a little bit of self-restraint," former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said on the same program in a message to Cruz.

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3 responses to “GOP Leaders Blame Cruz For Shutdown

  1. “I would do anything and I will continue to do anything I can to stop the train wreck that is Obamacare,” Cruz told ABC’s “This Week,” when asked whether he would rule out pushing the government to the brink of another shutdown in January unless the Affordable Care Act is defunded.”

    Sounds good to me.

  2. If they hadn’t been idiots about it they could be thanking Cruz for the shutdown right now.

  3. RINO”S you’re going home! The Tea Party “is” the Republican Party. Its members are the majority. We will not be dissuaded, deluded, compromised, delayed, detoured, bought or lured away. We will not flinch in the face of sacrifice, negotiate at the table of corruption, hesitate in the presence of adversary or meander in the maze of mediocrity. We won’t give up, shut up or let up because we’re prayed up and suited up. You won’t have any problem recognizing us! We’re through with your phony, backstabbing, panty waist, cloistered backroom clique politics that have brought our country to ruin and the party to impotence. WE WILL VOTE YOU OUT!!!! WE WILL VOTE YOU OUT!!!! GOOD RIDDANCE!!!!

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