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February 20, 2014


Cruz Didn't Want to Throw His Party 'Under the Bus'

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said that he did not want "to throw any of his colleagues under the bus by forcing a 60-vote threshold on a bill to increase the debt ceiling earlier this month," The Hill reports.

Said Cruz: "I'll tell you my response. My response is I don't want to throw any Republicans under the bus. I would like to see all 45 Republicans stand together and actually do what we tell our constituents."

He blamed "trickery" taking place during negotiations for Congress's low approval rating: "And listen, that sort of show vote, that sort of trickery to the constituents is why Congress has a 13-percent approval rating."












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