Showing posts with label Ted Cruz. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ted Cruz. Show all posts

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Republicans should continue to stand with working people against Obamacare

Sen. Cruz Statement on Obamacare, Government Funding, and the Debt Ceiling. "Republicans should continue to stand with working people against Obamacare"

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding Obamacare and the debate over government funding and the debt ceiling:

Senator Ted Cruz

"The American people don't want Obamacare, and they don't want more debt. The American people did not rally across the nation in August and September, sign petitions by the millions, and shut down the congressional switchboard to now be left out of deals being negotiated in backrooms.

"Republicans in Washington -- who control the House of Representatives and 46 seats in the Senate -- should continue to stand with working people against Obamacare. Democrats are refusing to negotiate and refusing to compromise; their position is patently unreasonable, and we should emphatically make that case to the American people.

"House Republicans have heroically led this fight, and they should stand firm. Patience and courage and persistence is required, and will not come from the permanent beltway class.

"So-called grand bargains historically have been neither grand nor a bargain -- typically resulting in more debt, more spending, and more government.

"The American people expect their government to function -- and we can ensure that right now. We can fund our essential priorities and commit to paying our debt first, even while opposing Obamacare.

"The people want jobs and strong economic growth back, and Obamacare is a major impediment to both. As long as we keep listening to the people and fighting for jobs and prosperity, Republicans will win this debate."


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Sunday, October 13, 2013

Ted Cruz (R-Texas) at Values Voter Summit 2013 FULL TEXT TRANSCRIPT and VIDEO

Ted Cruz (R-Texas) at Values Voter Summit 2013 FULL TEXT TRANSCRIPT and VIDEO

I am here this morning with a word of encouragement and exhortation. I want to say two things: Number one, these are extraordinary times. These are not typical times. The challenges facing this country are unlike any we have ever seen. You look at our Constitution, you look at our Bill of Rights, this is an administration that seems bound and determined to violate every single of our Bill of Rights.

Full Text Transcript in PDF Format: 2013 Values Voter Summit Senator Ted Cruz

Thursday, October 03, 2013

President Obama Blocks WW II Vets from Their Memorial

President Obama Blocks WW II Vets from Their Memorial to Force Obamacare on American People

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) made the following statement today regarding Obamacare, the government "shutdown," and the World War II Memorial:

World War II Memorial

“President Obama is so fixated on forcing Obamacare on the American people that he's even willing to deny World War II veterans the right to access the memorial they have earned through their heroic service.

"This scenario encapsulates the bigger problem in Washington. President Obama is so set on imposing his destructive, far-left ideology that his government is literally barricading World War II veterans out of their memorial and blocking funding to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

“The House is on track today to pass individual CRs to fund Veterans Affairs and National Monuments, but Senator Reid and President Obama say they refuse to consider them, even though they agreed to pass a similar CR covering military pay on Monday night.

“This is untenable and our veterans deserve much better, especially our disabled vets. During this debate we should focus on those areas of agreement and pass those CRs. That’s the practical way to proceed and the House deserves great credit for its leadership.”

Yesterday, Senator Cruz proposed a bill to fund all parts of the VA during the government shutdown.

There are more than 3.2 million veterans who currently receive disability compensation and 300,000 veterans who receive pension benefits that are at risk from a lack of funding due to the government shutdown. Our disabled veterans in Texas and around the nation have earned these benefits from their service and sacrifice to our nation and Congress should immediately act to ensure they are supported.

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Thursday, September 05, 2013

Obamacare Empowers Bureaucracy, Senator Ted Cruz

Obamacare Fact of the Day #24 Obamacare Empowers Bureaucracy

Obamacare Empowers Bureaucracy

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) today released the twenty-fourth in a series of facts about Obamacare:

According to the Congressional Research Service, Obamacare creates an “unknowable” number of new boards, commissions and other bureaucracies. Estimates range from dozens to hundreds.

Full Report in PDF format New Entities Created Pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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