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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley's 'craven, self-serving actions' led to 4 deaths during Capitol siege, calls on both to resign

9 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez leaves the U.S. Capitol after passage of the stimulus bill known as the CARES Act on March 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. The stimulus bill is intended to combat the economic effects caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday called on GOP Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley to resign, blaming them for the violence at the Capitol the day before.
"Sen. Cruz, you must accept responsibility for how your craven, self-serving actions contributed to the deaths of four people yesterday. And how you...
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Texas lawmakers call on Sen. Ted Cruz to resign following his push to contest the election results

9 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex.
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Lawmakers and other public officials in Texas are calling for Sen. Ted Cruz to resign over his role in fomenting the baseless conspiracy theories about the 2020 election being stolen from President Donald Trump, which culminated in the storming of Capitol Hill on Wednesday.
Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa said Cruz "undermined our democracy, inspired treasonous, seditious acts, and brought shame to Texas."
Cruz's former opponent, Beto O'Rourke, said in part: "There must be consequences for Cruz's role in the insurrection...
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