Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has had enough of the divided GOP narrative that his colleagues have played into this week, comparing President Trump’s feuds with various senators to junior high school.
“It’s like you’re back in junior high. … We’ve got a job to do, dammit, and so all of this nonsense, I got nothing to say on it. Everyone shut up and do your job, is my view,” Cruz told conservative radio host Mark Davis on Wednesday.
Cruz was asked about Republican Sens. Bob Corker (Tenn.) or Jeff Flake (Ariz.), who offered blistering criticism of Trump on Tuesday, but he didn’t directly mention the two in his response.
He added that Americans are “frustrated” by Republicans’ inability to make good on years-long campaign promises.
“Well I think it’s unfortunate the nastiness that pervades Washington now, and political battles of personality that consume seemingly every minute of the media attention and an awful lot of time and energy here in this town,” he said.
Cruz spoke with the urgency of a Republican who sees tax reform in sight, but with a ton of political baggage blocking the way.
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