Ted Cruz goes to Senate floor to call GOP leader a liar


WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stunning, public attack on his own party leader, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz accused Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of lying, and said he was no better than his Democratic predecessor and couldn’t be trusted. Cruz, a Texan who is running for president but ranks low in early polling, delivered the broadside in a speech on the Senate floor Friday, an extraordinary departure from the norms of Senate behavior that demand courtesy and respect. “Not only what he told every Republican senator, but what he told the press over and over and over again, was a simple lie,” Cruz said. At issue were assurances Cruz claimed McConnell, R-Ky., had given that there…

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