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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Mary, I posted this on my vans windows!! People are amazed,and know I don't lie what I post on my van!! They either say I had no idea all this was going on!! Or it your opinion,(liberal tactic, not to get into a dog fight,I WOULD WIN!!). WE THE PEOPLE must bring the charge of TREASON up!! Put it anywhere you can to get exposure!! YOUTUBE!! FACEBOOK!! TWITTER! On your car rear side window!! It does pay to live in a relativly conservative area as I do!!But, I would and do , do it!! I am not afraid!! I FEAR FOR THE LOSS OF OUR COUNTRY!! POST,POST,POST IT!! This is YOUR COUNTRY TOO!!!!! I dare'ya(LOL!!)< See my page in the newsletter, and find the pics of my van!!Larry K.Parent,Naples,FL, Naples,FL.,

LARRY , I DONT OWN A CAR TO POST IT BUT I DO LET PEOPLE KNOW HOWBI FEEL ABOUT BENGHAZI . I THIRST FOR JUSTICE , I SHALL BE FILLED !

our brothers blood cry's out for the truth

HE AND ALL OF THE REST ARE COMMUNIST LIARS,WE NEED TO RID OURSELVES OF ALL OF OUR COMUNISTS IN WASHINGTON.....

IT IS TIME THE REAL TRUE AMERICANS TAKE OUR COUNTRY BACK,WE ARE TRUE BAD,HONEST,LETS GET IT DONE.ANYONE  WHO LETS AMERICANS DIE AND SEND NO HELP ARE----------TRAITORS-----TRAITORS

 

Of course Obama, his Administration, Hillary. Don't want it to go though, because if it did they know that every one of them will go to prison for treason.

Thank you Sen. Cruz, now we at least know that we have 19 hopefully ethical members of the senate, I guess it's just a matter of swinging and eventually you will connect.

If Obama is Innocent to All Charges Accused of Him Then He Would Not Block or Classify Anything Dealing with Him What So Ever! ... The Same Goes For the Liberals, If They Have Nothing To Hide, Then They Have No Worries!
All the Lies That They Have Been Caught Up in, is Enough To Have Most of Them Imprisoned!!! 
Same Might Be Said For some of the Conservatives As Well!!!

Obama's cornered he's dangerous don't underestimate his handlers. he maybe a drugged up buffoon but his handlers are not.  Look how far they have come in 5 years. 

The dam on the IRS broke today = Benghazi is coming soon . . It needs to be a joint select committee as the DOJ/Holder control the Independent Council process . .  as the Special Prosecutor law expired in 1999. 

WHERE is the crack in the dam MANGUS?? Its there, but we have to crack it somehow!! They have placed there rats in pretty good!! But Even 'TEFLON DON- OBAMA' has an ACHILLES-HEEL!! Its there!! GOD is with us!! GOD BLESS AMAERICA,AGAIN!! UNITD WE STAND!! Larry K.Parent,Naples,FL. 'SUPER-PATRIOT'.

Democrats have become treasonous.   This action makes them complicit in the murders.  Military:   we need you NOW.

The time for talking is over.

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“I am watching the Democrat Party led (because they want Open Borders and existing weak laws) assault on our country by Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, whose leaders are doing little to stop this large flow of people, INCLUDING MANY CRIMINALS, from entering Mexico to U.S…..

….In addition to stopping all payments to these countries, which seem to have almost no control over their population, I must, in the strongest of terms, ask Mexico to stop this onslaught – and if unable to do so I will call up the U.S. Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!..

….The assault on our country at our Southern Border, including the Criminal elements and DRUGS pouring in, is far more important to me, as President, than Trade or the USMCA. Hopefully Mexico will stop this onslaught at their Northern Border. All Democrats fault for weak laws!”

Donald J. Trump   realDonaldTrump

I am watching the Democrat Party led (because they want Open Borders and existing weak laws) assault on our country by Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, whose leaders are doing little to stop this large flow of people, INCLUDING MANY CRIMINALS, from entering Mexico to U.S.....

Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump

....In addition to stopping all payments to these countries, which seem to have almost no control over their population, I must, in the strongest of terms, ask Mexico to stop this onslaught - and if unable to do so I will call up the U.S. Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!..

Donald J. Trump  realDonaldTrump

....The assault on our country at our Southern Border, including the Criminal elements and DRUGS pouring in, is far more important to me, as President, than Trade or the USMCA. Hopefully Mexico will stop this onslaught at their Northern Border. All Democrats fault for weak laws!

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