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Ted Cruz: Washington has a tradition of trying to silence people

Published on NewsOK Published: February 20, 2013
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Charlie Spiering

Sen. Ted Cruz R-Texas reacted yesterday to the recent media blitz of criticism based on his no-nonsense style troubling his Senate colleagues in Washington D.C.

“Washington has a long tradition of trying to hurl insults to silence those who they don’t like what they’re saying,” the freshman senator told reporters, according to Reuters. “I have to admit I find it amusing that those in Washington are puzzled when someone actually does what they said they would do.”

Cruz made his comments while visiting LaRue Tactical, a Texas gun manufacturer.

“A lot of media attention has been focused on the attacks leveled on me and I would encourage all of you if you want to write stories on that great, knock yourself out, but I would ask for every ten stories you write, attacking me, perhaps write one story on the substance of Chuck Hagel’s record,” Cruz added according to Austin’s Fox affiliate.

Click to read full article at Washington Examiner


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