Ted Cruz Press Release: Democrats Block Cruz Resolution to Create Joint Select Committee to Investigate Benghazi Attacks

Press Release of Senator Cruz

Democrats Block Cruz Resolution to Create Joint Select Committee to Investigate Benghazi Attacks

Cruz co-sponsors Cornyn Bill to Designate Fort Hood Shooting as Terrorist Attack

Contact: press@cruz.senate.gov / (202) 228-7561
Thursday, September 12, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has introduced a resolution, S.R. 225, to create a joint select committee to investigate the Benghazi terrorist attacks from one year ago, last September 11, 2012. On Wednesday, Sen. Cruz requested unanimous consent to introduce and pass the resolution, but Democrats blocked it from consideration.

“On September 11, 2012, four Americans were brutally murdered in a terrorist attack against our embassy in Benghazi and one year later, there has still been no action of reprisal and no justice rendered upon the assailants,” Sen. Cruz said. “Failure to hold accountable the perpetrators of this vicious attack will leave terrorists around the world with the impression that they can kill Americans and escape the consequences, increasing the likelihood of future attacks. The American people deserve to have a complete account from their government of the events in Benghazi before, during, and after the attack.”

The Cruz resolution currently has 19 cosponsors including Sens. Vitter, Blunt, Toomey, Paul, Scott, Heller, Lee, Inhofe, Ayotte, Portman, Coburn, Roberts, Risch, Ron Johnson, Isakson, Crapo, Cochran, Grassley and Enzi.

Additionally, Sen. Cruz has cosponsored legislation, the Honoring the Fort Hood Heroes Act, filed by Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) to rightfully designate the Fort Hood shooting as a terrorist attack. In the aftermath of the shooting, the State Department designated the attack as “workplace violence” because the attack took place on U.S. soil rather than in a designated combat zone. This designation has prevented victims from receiving the same awards and benefits as their deployed counterparts who are wounded or killed in the line of duty. The Honoring the Fort Hood Heroes Act would correct this inequity and provide benefits the Fort Hood victims deserve.

read the text of his Resolution:

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The Democrats are doing their best to stall so it won't effect their bids for re-election or election in 2014. They don't realize it is already too late. Americans are tired of their acts of treason.

It will all be revealed someday.  I suspect that Obama will leave the country after he serves his term, to seek asylum.  Bet Russia wouldn't take him.  

I don't believe that this is about saving Obama! The whole political situation has morphed to the point that Dems are no longer trying to save Obama but the Democratic party and their own jobs.

How can there only be 19 cosponsors? The U.S. Senate sucks

Yeah, the only two Senators not owned by the bankers are Cruz and Paul.  The rest of  them are traitors.

GOD BLESS TED CRUZ FOR STANDING UP AND DOING THIS,(what I have Prayed for someone todo!!). ALL ALONG IT HAS BEEN ABOUT OIL AND GAS PIPELINE TO GO THRU SYRIA!! Anyone in OBAMAs way, well, see?? This is all on OBAMA!! TRESON!! CHARGE OBAMA WITH TREASON! Regardless if he's BLACK,(part Black!!). Anyone who was in it with  him and witness to his TREASON, Investigat them and suspend their OFFICE they hold!! Let us see when they are out of the way, where the other rats are!! Let alone the FED!! What did happen to all the GOLD after they removed it from underground at the TWIN-TOWERS, 9/11/2001. GUN RUNNING!! That is also grounds for TREASON CHARGES, AIDING and ABETTING HE ENEMY, AL QEADA and THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD!! The creeps are in the WHITE HOUSE appointed to High positions, and SECURITY!!!! I kn ow what is going on!! I SEE IT EVERYDAY!!! 2+2=4!! 4 DEAD WITH OBAMA LEAD!!!!! I am sick of his blame everyone but him game!! CRIMINAL!!! GOD BLESS AMERICA AGAIN!! UNITED WE STAND!!

CYA. Shame on you people.

Party before country with both of them.

Protecting criminal corrupt government makes them just as guilty.

When this is over I won't settle for anything less than NUREMBERG STYLE TRIALS.

All of them Both Speakers. Pelosi and call Frank and Dodd back for trials. The whole mess of them.

None of this slap on the wrist stuff and relocate them to another job. Napolitano, Sebelius and Bo. We love our country they just love themselves.

Punishment of treason if found guilty too. They're just a bunch of thugs.

Senate is a den of snakes -  Harry and his pals.

Got to LOVE TEXAS . . GO CRUZ . . 

So the twin towers were an act of work place violence because it was on US soil. Lib's always twisting the truth. Ft. Hood was a terrorist attack and our military deserves better than these Obama administration lies.

Americans are sick of the lib cover ups. 2014 is nearer everyday and another opportunity to create change. All of us must vote and not let another opportunity for change to pass us by, another opportunity to take our country back. 

Ted Cruz. Rand Paul and many others have sacrificed careers so the Dems could have their vote .  Most of them are too senile or close to it.  Some of them are still o. k. However, its time for age and term limits and popcorn

yes prez imcluded;. Time for the older Dems to go!

 

Old Rhinos also ie John McCain and and his sidekick Lindsey.

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Congressman Calls Trump ‘Psychopath’
For Saying Out Loud What Rational-Minded Americans
Are Thinking About FBI

Democrats have become so unhinged over their hatred for President Donald Trump that they think nothing of calling the commander in chief a “psychopath.”

Case in point, U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., who took great exception to Trump saying out loud what most rational minded Americans are already thinking when it comes to the FBI.

The president took to Twitter on Saturday to state the obvious, that it’s unacceptable that the FBI failed to follow up on a credible tip about the Parkland, Fla., high school gunman who killed 17 people, and that the bureau has been too distracted in “trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign.”

“Very sad that the FBI missed all of the many signals sent out by the Florida school shooter. This is not acceptable. They are spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign – there is no collusion. Get back to the basics and make us all proud!,” Trump tweeted. 
Donald J. Trump Very sad that the FBI missed all of the many signals sent out by the Florida school shooter. This is not acceptable. They are spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign - there is no collusion. Get back to the basics and make us all proud! 

 The FBI released a statement acknowledging that protocols were not followed when the tip that may have saved 17 lives was recieved.

“On January 5, 2018, a person close to Nikolas Cruz contacted the FBI’s Public Access Line (PAL) tipline to report concerns about him,” the bureau said in a statement. “The caller provided information about Cruz’s gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, as well as the potential of him conducting a school shooting.”

As for the “signals” the president referenced, the killer could not have screamed his intentions any louder than he did in the weeks leading up to last week’s shooting.

But this proved to be inconsequential to Congressman Gallego, an Iraq War veteran who responded to the president’s post by declaring “America will regret the day you were ever born.”

“You are such a psychopath that you have to make even the death of 17 children about you. America will regret the day you were ever born,” he tweeted. 

You are such a psychopath that you have to make even the death of 17 children about you. America will regret the day you were ever born.

Gallego, who announced in 2016 he was divorcing his wife while she was pregnant with their first child, criticized Trump is a second tweet for commenting on a news conference held by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who said that no Americans had knowledge of the efforts of 13 Russian nationals indicted last week for allegedly meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

The lawmaker noted that “children are being buried today.”

Of course, that didn’t stop the hypocrite from tweeting his support for pro-abortion Democratic women running for office on the same day “children are being buried.”

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