Ted Cruz: Trump’s tweets have a “rude discussion”

Senator Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward Cruz100 days: Democrats see a clear path to the majority of the Senate. The balance of the Federal Reserve increases the concerns of the Republican Party Cruz: COVID-19 has opened the eyes to the dangers of China MORE (R-Texas) on Monday said it believed that many of President TrumpDonald John TrumpRead: Attorney General William Barr’s written testimony before the Barr House Judiciary Committee hoped to blame Democrats for efforts to ‘discredit him’ at the next hearing of 22 people facing federal charges in connection with the Portland protests. PLUSThe tweets have a “rude discussion,” but they praised the president for having “a backbone.”

“Many of us are so tired of Republicans that we turn around and complain when we meet the slightest resistance. And I think probably the best feature of the president is that he has a backbone. And he will fight, “Cruz told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, when asked how the president has changed the Republican Party.

“Now I will say … I wish his tone and some of the things he said were different,” added Cruz. “A lot of the tweets I’m not a fan of, and I think they have swollen the discussion. So that’s a less than positive development. “

Cruz, who ran for the White House in 2016, has rarely addressed the content of Trump’s tweets since the president took office, but called Trump a “crybaby coward” during the 2016 Republican primaries after the tweets. of then-candidate Trump attacking Cruz’s wife, Heidi. .

The Texas senator went on to say that the president “has driven the Democratic Party crazy.” [and] it also drove the media crazy. “

“And in terms of how that impacts the Republican Party, that really has some of us defending things like free enterprise, defending things like the founding principles,” he added. “He is putting pressure on Republicans, and I hope we will move much faster toward this, to really uphold the fundamental ideals on which our nation was founded.”

Cruz also told Hewitt that he should be the former vice president. Joe BidenJoe Biden Obama, George Clooney to host virtual fundraiser for Biden on Tuesday Tlaib talks about why he has not yet endorsed Biden It is 1980 in reverse MORE By being elected president in November with a Democratic majority in the Senate, they would grant State status to the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico within the first six months of 2021, leading to, “in all likelihood, four new Democratic senators. … So if the Democrats start in January with 51 senators, they could end the summer with 55 “.