Friday, July 24, 2015

Cruz accuses McConnell of lying about Ex-Im Bank deal

In a stunning floor speech Friday morning, Republican presidential contender Sen. Ted Cruz accused Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of lying to Senate Republicans about whether there was a secret agreement to allow a vote on an amendment to extend the Export-Import Bank, which conservatives staunchly oppose.
Cruz unleashed his anger at McConnell moments after the Senate voted to move ahead on a highway funding bill that will include amendments to extend the Ex-Im Bank and to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The deal doesn't provide Cruz with an equal opportunity to bring up his own amendments, including one that would require Iran to recognize the state of Israel and another that would require members of Congress and the president to enroll in Obamacare.

Read more at the Washington Examiner

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