Ted Cruz: Rule Change Will 'Poison The Atmosphere Of The Senate'


Senator Ted Cruz sat down with Bloomberg's Al Hunt over the weekend. He had this to say about Harry Reid's recent rule change to the Senate filibuster.

HUNT: Big fight in the Senate this week over the rules change. Republicans are furious at what Harry Reid did. The atmosphere was pretty bad, anyway. This isn’t really going to change anything, is it?

CRUZ: Well, it’s unfortunate. It’s yet another abuse of power by the Democrats. And, frankly, it’s continuing the same pattern we’ve seen with Obamacare. It is a pattern of smoke and mirrors.

HUNT: Will it complicate passing budgets or debt ceilings or anything?

CRUZ: Of course it will. I mean, it will poison the atmosphere of the Senate...


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