“The offensive tweet posted on @tedcruz account earlier has been removed by staff and reported to Twitter,” said Catherine Frazier, Cruz’s communications aide.
What else has his office reported to Twitter? We investigate:
1. His support of Hurricane Harvey aid to his state of Texas last week after refusing to support Superstorm Sandy aid to New Jersey and other states in the Northeast in 2012. Reported to Twitter last week.
2. His making phone calls in 2016 on behalf of Donald Trump for president after calling Trump just a few months earlier “utterly amoral,” a “serial philanderer,” “narcissist,” “bully,” and “pathological liar.” Reported to Twitter in October 2016.
3. Filibustering on the Senate floor for 21 hours in 2013 in opposition to Obamacare even though the procedural vote on the issue had already been approved and was set to be taken the next day regardless of how long Cruz kept the floor. Reported to Twitter in May 2013.
“We will continue to ask Twitter to look into matters of this nature so actions that could embarrass the senator don’t make their way onto our Twitter account again,” Frazier said.
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