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Back with senator Ted Cruz at Texas a little over an hour removed from his 21 hour filibuster on the floor of the United States senate.
Senator has happened while I was away Chris Wallace at parks knew who said something.
Happened to him that was unprecedented and that is that Republicans.
We're providing him opposition research on new and now you're just -- to -- personalities I find it.
Of the divide in this country and here you are on a substantive.
Effort to stop the encroachment of freedom in the growth the government in this country.
And the issue is you and your personality -- -- obviously but the Republicans apparently some of them have joined this.
And made the -- and and what ever your personality quirks aren't the issue.
-- -- -- what you're talking about I've not heard of the media being given opposition research by Republicans on another Republican.
-- right -- unfortunately there's a -- an alliance between the Democrats -- certainly don't want to discuss the merits of obamacare because it is such have been dismal failure.
And and many of the Republicans who are scared of this -- I mean they're scared.
That won't work and that Republicans get plain and there's political risks both the Celtics -- Yet.
And so from day one -- -- can't work it can't work in the more momentum it got the more the American people got motivated behind it the more scared they got into that alliance.
Both the Republicans don't -- have this site and the Democrats don't want to discuss the merits of the issue.
They want to make it about.
Anything else -- the easiest thing is to think about personalities so they.
You know get a bunch -- anonymous congressional staffers to hesitate to give all sorts of scurrilous quotes in particular include a little bit of profanity and you know -- insulting you know what -- players -- -- The American people do not care and and -- -- -- and I'm -- interest in playing that K.
Senator are you afraid of me and is.
Brit Hume and others that Fox News say that you are afraid of me and others on talk radio and that's really the only reason why you're doing -- -- doing to avoid being primary next time.
Whatever I and I have to ask.
-- you know with all respect I respect you rush.
But but listen -- I would be surprised if you and I agree on and I disagree on and on on many issues at all but but the reason is not that that.
There's any fear involved the reason is that.
I got a job ability to listen to the people listen point six million Texans and fight for them the reason why I did I can't think of a nation which you and I are likely to disagree is.
You spend everyday listening to the people to we're listening to the same bosses and trying to respond to the same people who were roster.
A lose lose I respect them.
I love that they -- I trust them.
And Washington look in both parties should get entrenched politicians.
Who has barely veiled contempt for the American people I -- they think their voters are.
Are gullible -- and and a -- give them a little show that you -- ham told they would get -- the go to Washington.
And they don't actually do what they sent.
Well you do have that support senator I'm just I'm I'm got to wrap it up here and I I know you have -- things to do and I can't tell you how much I appreciate it to them.
This time that we've had with you here's that your filibuster twenty -- -- You rush let me quickly say three things -- were wrapping up just.
One I had the great privilege during the filibuster reading your dad's SA the Americans around so on and I have this and it was inspirational.
I'll tell you idiot brought tears it's really powerful and and beautiful.
Just just number two quickly to to all of your listeners this week as the 5%.
And the reason the house voted as they did recently gotten where we are to the American people risen up credit -- -- on Haitian adults on the.
Hang on for number three -- Ever wonder what community service is all about.
-- you'll be joining the thousands of people sentenced to community service every day in the whole ball up -- And I really don't want to you'll be serving the greater good -- voluntarily.
In one of our new exciting community service initiatives like the -- -- -- youth corps itself cruel if you're wondering team.
You'll automatically be enrolled port fifty hours a year building urban shelters from discarded trash and cardboard.
Passing out condoms and campaign literature tends singing songs to our historic leader yeah.
Going to college you'll be doing time brook college degree and Obama o.'s entourage -- 100 hours of community service in addition to signing up new voters your presence and enthusiasm will be required to have to -- stadiums union halls had an enormous outdoor rallies brought our glorious historic -- And -- you.
Welcome to life you'll serve thousands of hours to make better communities and how was Obama closes like child care core -- core nutrition -- -- let this -- earthcore.
And hundreds more no longer will you have to be convicted of a crime conservative -- No you're gonna do it.
Or else but I don't want surfaced on does not include time working for a living -- -- -- or any activity involving maturity of your choice Obama for.
The change has been hoping for his.
Years and information guns -- for hunting and protecting my -- For certain in the back of my pick up here in the front yard I believe in the Second Amendment.
And Arafat protected but with rights come responsibility.
-- -- -- I'll skip in the big dome.
And -- in the cigarette panic America's Mayor Bloomberg told you to.
And if he allows you don't -- just like he does other select citizens in New York City QB one of the few proud Americans have to enjoy the Second Amendment.
-- Just sit here with a store -- -- no criminals and crazies with a gun.
Figure out -- -- on until congress don't protect criminals -- to make every one registered their guns today well not well now the script says comprehensive background checks but comprehensive background checks are roughly the same thing aren't -- Just just -- -- like this script.
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It's -- -- -- don't.
-- it's what people.
-- -- -- -- had that dreaded a hard break.
And I couldn't Milosevic senator cruise hanging in there.
Hung in there from the for the third thing why would you mention number two and number three.
And number two -- well look this week is the -- That the senate will decide this vote will be Friday or Saturday.
And the only reason we got to where we are is because the American people have risen up incredible numbers we've seen over one point six million people -- the national petition adult content dot com.
That is why.
The house voted last week to defund obamacare you know for weeks everyone in Washington said they wouldn't do it this would never happen they would never.
Fight this fight on the continuing resolution but the American people rose up an enormous numbers and so what what I would say is listen at this stage in the fight.
-- -- that this fight is is in the people's hands and if we want to change Washington and get Republicans to listen get Democrats to listen.
What has to happen is I would urge every one of your listeners.
Together adults on the dot com to sign the national petition number one number two to pick up the phone call their senators and tell them -- no one cloture.
Wrong kind of went on you know what what -- you correct.
In in in pointing out that this is than your objective all along you really do believe.
That the people of this country can affect change you believed that that's the system is designed for this ability.
To exist and that's all you're trying to do you're not trying to overthrow Washington you're not trying to upset the apple cart and it.
Rewrite it -- you just want the citizens -- get involved and let.
-- -- -- Have NBA the power it can be correct.
And that is exactly right and it -- it wouldn't change Washington I mean at the end and they look I think some of the -- you've -- The unhappiness is is by going to the people we're basically appealing to the senators box stick to my boss 126 million bosses.
And if the American people.
Stand up and light up the phones light up Twitter light up FaceBook -- up email.
And if elected senators hear from an offer their constituents.
I promise you that gets their attention and even those.
Who don't want to stand the sight.
All the I have to -- it has to get politically more risky to do the wrong thing and do the right thing and suddenly the numbers change in a big big way that's what happened in the house the -- going to be.
-- it and went on -- it was in 2007.
The people rose up and end and stopped immigration reform in that summer.
Elbow pretty powerful then senator because the Republicans at that point at a Republican president who was in favor.
Of the immigration reform it was and legislation and to go along with him but it was the first time that they had -- people rose up it can be done.
Russia exactly -- we saw those senate on immigration and we saw this year on drones we -- this year on guns we saw this year on Syria when the people rise up.
The politicians listen now this fight.
The politicians to dig dug and more in the senate they're really entrenched and so it's got to be a grassroots economic -- would -- let's don't just sign the petition.
If you really want to change Washington let me ask everyone listening and there's no radio audience like like.
Like your audience rush let me ask everyone listening find three people this week to sign that petition and call their senators and everyone listening to your show did that.
It would shut down the senate switchboard.
And it would focus the mind and attention of senators that it would be happy about it but it would focus them like nothing else and it would help.
Channel in Washington so we listen to the people which is what we should be doing in the first.
-- -- -- -- -- -- The conventional wisdom is that.
-- got his votes that there's no way that this ever gonna happen.
That even the senate vote the way you wanted to Obama's gonna be taught visits isn't home why did you can actually realize the outcome.
That you want here.
Well that's because.
Virtually nobody in Washington believes it's possible.
To win the argument -- the American people to persuade to move people.
I -- the American people get -- station numbers first we unify Republicans on this vote.
And we know red state Democrats listen once we unify Republicans to polling at 46 -- -- when he's 41 Republicans.
Then the phones light up on Mark Pryor and Mary Landrieu and Kay Hagan and all the red state Democrats -- mark baggage.
And listen if you're running for reelection 2014 and say Arkansas and Louisiana.
And you get 1020050000.
Calls from -- constituent I guarantee that changing here you're -- But that won't happen.
Until the Republicans stop shooting their until the Republicans unify first and so our objective is very simple which is get all the Republicans.
Did you know what they say they believe in just a stand up for what they've been telling their constituents over and over again they believe you know.
It's so frustrating because the thing is such a disaster and I think you you you made that point all the delays all the waivers all the ways this -- fallen apart already.
It doesn't deserve to be implemented just on the basis of competence.
Not that it's exactly right in and it makes no sense that there should be special rules special exemptions from President Obama for his body for the rich and powerful and connected for big corporations.
And -- congress they get exempted but not hardworking Americans.
There -- congress is gonna get subsidized Office of Personnel Management.
And that's Washington -- budget which is which is rules for they but not for me we get special treatment.
You know does Dick Durbin came on the senate floor and said look our health care is first class realistic people back -- -- You know I don't think members of congress I have better treatment.
Then the American citizens who are losing their health insurance because of Obama care who are being forced -- exchanges and -- work.
-- was it was really stunning I -- them forget the exact day but actually the story and it said that.
That congressional and senate staff both parties were complaining that.
What they -- which is six figures that they couldn't afford it went up when episodes so.
I was with -- they make more than that than them that far more than national average what what.
Didn't get let me speechless base neighbor or we can't afford you what -- mean you can't afford.
And that's why I support David bidders amendment to make every member of congress every congressional staff every federal employees including Barack Obama.
Subject to -- -- they -- hate.
And look at my goal ultimately is not to put them under Obama cares for them to -- well gosh if you hate that how about.
Exempting the American people -- -- its miserable for you don't make it happen to the American people but the worst outcome is to subject the American people to this failed health care law.
An example the Washington ruling class that's why the people are so frustrated with wash.
Well I -- -- that I think if more people knew that I'd it would it reminds me of the year and the house.
Bank scandal in 1988 Adolor that was so easily understood so is this if more people understood that.
What ever is going to be -- -- the law of the land from them congress has exempted themselves at -- that to me.
Is it if more people could be made aware of that law which has been an effort here look -- you had a third thing.
That you wanted to say.
You -- three point you wanted to say in closing.
I didn't -- -- -- where one mentioning reading your dad's wonderful.
I can't say number two.
Sign up but don't pundit dot com and number three light up to post your -- all this week.
Well senator I I thank you again for your time.
Real pleasure honored to have you here senator Ted Cruz of Texas.
What's next for year old.
You got senate activity all afternoon when you get some rest keep.
Fighting this fight we had a vote -- -- electric bill and trying a little bit shut shut -- and then then return hopefully with the strength to keep fighting as as it right up until without.
Could that help take a little bit asleep and and then be be right back -- the -- Would you prefer this vote Friday or Saturday is that matter.
I would rather it Friday in and the reason there's.
I want the American people paying attention to Atlantic Friday afternoon -- a great time to capture the American pathetic people watching football people are distracted.
I think the Democrats of -- matter Republicans would like it's Saturday because they don't want the American people -- I wanna pick them.
The maximum time for the maximum number of Americans to follow exactly what.
Know exactly where we -- --
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