Arizona’s Maverick Senator John McCain puts Texas Junior Senator Ted Cruz in his placeby Dee Dee Garcia Blase on May. 22, 2013, under Legal Immigration Reform, Politics
Glad to see the occasional Republican Maverick Senator John McCain come back every now and then, and am glad to see him school the Texas Republican and junior Senator Ted Cruz.
As a Mexican-American voter who was BORN in Texas — now living in Arizona, I do take issue with Ted Cruz because this Cuban-American Senator Ted Cruz still missing in action with regard to the Gang of 8 comprehensive immigration reform that will fix the clearly broken immigration system. Did you know that Texas share 64% of the southern border with Mexico yet there is no real leadership from Cruz? Why isn’t Cuban-American Ted Cruz showing CIR leadership in his own State that is home to millions and millions of Mexican-Americans?! Almost half of the Texas population is of Mexican descent, yet the Cuban-American Senator Ted Cruz doesn’t seem to care to support the Gang of 8 legal immigration fix.
Now we see Cruz and McCain at odds again — but this time it has to do with the debt limit.
From the Huffington Post:
WASHINGTON — Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz made a remarkable admission on the floor of the U.S. Senate Wednesday, admitting in a dispute with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) that not only does he not trust Democrats, he doesn’t trust Republicans, either.
McCain had challenged Cruz, as well as fellow tea party Sens. Marco Rubio (Fla.), Mike Lee (Utah) and Rand Paul (Ky.), to let the Senate appoint conferees to work out a federal budget with the GOP-controlled House for the first time in four years.
The tea party members, however, are insisting on a highly unusual set of pre-conditions first, including requiring that the conferees be barred from raising the debt limit. Normally, McCain argued, the Senate gives them instructions, but recognizes that there needs to be room for negotiations in conferences. FULL STORY HERE>>>