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Cruz Defends Trump, Refuses to Call Russia an Enemy

LSP Director to Cruz: treason cannot be defended

Yesterday, when asked about news reports confirming Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian agent, Texas Senator Ted Cruz refused to criticize the meeting or condemn the Trump campaign. Instead, Cruz deflected questions and attacked President Obama and Hillary Clinton.  Morning Joe Host Joe Scarborough called it a "disappointing performance". Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle has a less forgiving view: 

“Yesterday, I criticized Greg Abbott, Dan Patrick, Ted Cruz and John Cornyn for their silence on Donald Trump Jr's meeting with a Russian agent. 

"After seeing Ted Cruz's full-throated defense of arguably treasonous actions by the Trump family and refusal to call Russia an enemy, I've changed my mind.  

"Ted Cruz, please shut up: treason cannot be defended."