Government shutdown: Colorado Senator blasts Ted Cruz's 'crocodile tears' in impassioned floor speech

Government shutdown: Colorado Senator blasts Ted Cruz's 'crocodile tears' in impassioned floor speechFormer Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz was accused of “crying crocodile tears” over the US government shutdown, during a blistering speech by Colorado senator Michael Bennet. Pointing out that first responders were going without pay, Mr Bennet reminded the Texan politician that he had previously supported a shutdown six years ago, when Colorado was hit with poor weather. “When the Senator from Texas shut this government down in 2013 my state was flooded,” the Democrat told the US Senate.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines