Ted Cruz’s act of cowardice

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Republican Senator Ted Cruz walked back his comments calling January 6th a “terrorist attack” after receiving slack from Trump World and one of it’s leading figures… Fox News Host Tucker Carlson. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza discusses why Cruz is changing course on his messaging in order to keep his future political aspirations alive within the Trump base.

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Fox host spars with Ted Cruz on live TV over Jan. 6th. Keilar rolls the tape

https://www.cnn.com/videos/business/2022/01/07/ted-cruz-fox-news-tucker-carlson-january-6-comments-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/new-day-highlights/

The Capitol siege: The cases behind the biggest criminal investigation in U.S. history

https://www.npr.org/2021/02/09/965472049/the-capitol-siege-the-arrested-and-their-stories

https://www.cnn.com/factsfirst/politics/factcheck_2de70522-d574-479b-a101-6948f1d78338

https://twitter.com/ddale8/status/1479454720569794562

Defiant Ted Cruz stands by refusal to endorse Trump after being booed during convention speech

https://www.cnn.com/2016/07/20/politics/ted-cruz-republican-convention-moment/index.html

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