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Senate Republicans take revenge against Ted Cruz by refusing to back amendments

Senate Republicans take revenge against Ted Cruz by refusing to back amendments

Houston Politics Examiner ^ | July 28, 2015 | Mark R. Whittington

Posted on 7/27/2015, 1:06:51 PM by Marcus

Think of it as the Empire strikes back. Two days after Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas took to the floor of the Senate and called Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a liar, Republican senators, apparently on the behest of the Republican leader, refused to second a motion to back a Cruz amendment to the highway bill to make the lifting of sanctions against Iran contingent on that country recognizing Israel’s right to exist and freeing four American hostages. As the Washington Examiner reported on Sunday, the lesson was struck home by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah when he delivered a soliloquy about decorum in the Senate, obviously directed against Cruz.

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