Op-Ed: Great start, Mr. President. Bring on more mass pardons & expunge the stain of slavery from the Constitution. http://t.co/Ypqy0JKjBV pic.twitter.com/VfMn8k9q5a — Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) June 4, 2015
It would be too easy to write off Sen. Cruz as some kind of crank or crank-informer. But what you need to consider is his commitment to the Constitution, and the need to restore the rule of law. The only way to do that is to pass the “Dodd-Frank Wall” and abolish derivatives and other high-risk financial instruments without having to resort to an all-out war on Wall Street. Let his colleagues on the Intelligence Committees and the Judiciary Committees do their jobs. A full and fair investigation and prosecution of those responsible for 9/11 is essential. Mr. Cruz has a proven record of doing just that to the detriment of America.
You have to look at who he is and what he stands for. Is he trying to make himself relevant, or is he trying to save the country and its principles? What he’s trying to do is important and noble.
What happened with the Benghazi cover-up?
Mr. Cruz, I am so sorry that you were duped. I am also thankful that you had the honor of serving on the Benghazi Committee, and that you didn’t let the left spin you out of it. I am truly grateful to you. But the truth is that you were part of the cover-up from the very beginning. You were one of the people who told me that Susan Page lied to the committee, and that the committee voted to shut down the investigation without actually having the facts. You asked about the emails. You told me you were concerned about the emails. And this is what you are supposed to tell me.
The only way to stop the cover-up was to shut it down early. So, you went with Susan to Benghazi and told her that you wanted to shut down the investigation and were concerned about the emails. Why were you so concerned? I would have thought that you knew the emails had to be protected, because in 2009 you were involved in a similar cover-up, with regards to the IRS targeting scandal. You gave