Wednesday, October 16, 2013


Mr. Cruz said he would cast a "no" vote against a Senate proposal to reopen the government and avert default, but he had no intention of trying to block what he viewed as an inevitable result. - Wall St. Journal

"Unfortunately, once again, it appears the Washington establishment is refusing to listen to the American people," he said.

Says Republicans self-sabotaging... - The Right Scoop

Where this went off track is when it came to the Senate and Senate Republicans didn’t stand united alongside House Republicans. Senate Republicans, instead, divided in half and began going on television, going on radio, going everywhere and blasting the House Republicans saying ‘we cannot win’, ‘this will fail’, ‘theres no way to win’ and when you’ve got half the Senate Republican caucus firing their cannons at the House Republicans, it sabotages the effort.

Senate votes 81-18 to pass bill to end government shutdown thru Jan 15 and suspend Debt Limit till Feb 7. Measure now goes to House.