Ted Cruz: Today’s Democratic Party Has Decided that Violence Can Benefit Them Politically
CRUZ: "Well, listen, I think the House, of course they should censure Maxine Waters. She does this over and over again. She was on the streets encouraging protesters in Minneapolis to engage in violence and riots. Listen, in Minneapolis and all across the country, shop owners, cities are preparing for violent riots and there are Democrats like Maxine Waters who are encouraging they want to see more stores looted. They want to see more police cars firebombed. They want to see the violence because they think it serves their political ends. The dirty little secret is, as bad as Maxine Waters comments were, they’re not an outlier in the Democratic Party. You have Democrats encouraging this violence. For example, the last time we had riots all across the country, Kamala Harris raised money for the bail to bail out the violent protesters who were committing these acts of violence, and today’s Democratic Party has decided that violence can benefit their politically. I think it’s wrong and we should condemn violence from any political perspective. Whether right wing, left wing, or no wings at all, violence is never acceptable and we ought to be keeping people safe. Sadly, that’s not where the Democrats are."