From Fox News:
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has detailed how a Republican Senate delegation to the border, led by him, encountered human traffickers and cartel members yelling at them and taunting law enforcement — as they saw the crisis at the border up close.
“We have been listening to and seeing cartel members, human traffickers right on the other side of the river, waving flashlights yelling and taunting Americans, taunting the Border Patrol because they know under the current policies of the Biden administration they can flood over here,” Cruz said in a video.
“They’re getting paid $4-5000 a person to smuggle them into the country and… when they smuggle them in, the Biden administration releases them,” he said.
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) March 26, 2021
Republicans have been turning up the heat on the Biden administration over its handling of the surge at the border. They say that rapid reversals of Trump-era policies, such as the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), and a narrowing of deportation priorities have encouraged migrants to make the often-dangerous journey north.
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) encountered more than 100,000 migrants in February and that number is expected to have risen in March. There are currently more than 5,000 migrants in CBP custody and more than 11,000 in Health and Human Services (HHS) custody, and the administration is seeking to open more facilities in a scramble to house them.
Watch the incredible footage above.
CRUZ MISSILE: Cruz Asks Twitter to BAN CNN Over Post Promoting Same Drug That Got Trump Jr Barred
Senator Ted Cruz demanded Twitter ban CNN from its platform Tuesday night; pointing out the network promoted the same treatment for CoVID-19 that got Donald Trump Jr’s account frozen this week.
“Twitter, please ban CNN,” posted Cruz, citing the story.
Twitter, please ban CNN. https://t.co/2aiEgnlIWy
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) July 29, 2020
“A surprising new study found that the controversial antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine helped Covid-19 patients better survive in the hospital,” posted CNN on July 3rd.
Twitter temporarily restricted Trump Jr’s account after posting a video promoting the treatment.
CRUZ MISSILE: Senator Says ‘Dems Party of the Rich, GOP Party of the Working Class’
Senator Ted Cruz called-out his Democratic colleagues on social media over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend; saying far-left politicians are the “party of the rich” while Republicans “are and should be the party of the working class.”
“Today’s Dems are the party of the rich. GOP is and should be the party of the working class,” posted Cruz on Twitter.
Today’s Dems are the party of the rich.
GOP is and should be the party of the working class. https://t.co/WMTDtKTzwU
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) November 29, 2020
Cruz’ message was referencing a recent study showing Joe Biden won more than 50% of the highest income counties in the United States; up dramatically from the 1980 election.