Cruz: Every Word I Said in the Debate About Marco Was True and Factual

‘Marco Rubio’s positions right now today is that we should grant citizenship to all 12 million people here illegally’

KOOIMAN: “Senator Cruz, your principles have actually been attacked by some of the other GOP candidates — (Laughter) — Senator Marco Rubio in particular. I want to get your response to this exchange — “
CRUZ: “Yeah.”
KOOIMAN: “— during the debate. Listen.”
DOOCY: “We’ve got a sound bite.”
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CRUZ: “Marco went on Univision in Spanish and said he would not rescind President Obama’s illegal executive amnesty on his first day in office. I have promised to rescind every single illegal executive action, including that one.” (Cheering) 
RUBIO: “I don’t know how he knows what I said on Univision because he doesn’t speak Spanish. (Cheering) And second of all, the other point that I would make —“ [crosstalk]
CRUZ: “[speaking Spanish]”.
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KOOIMAN: “And there you went and showed that you do know how to speak Spanish. But, he also on FOX News Sunday, Senator Rubio said you lied about his position on marriage and Planned Parenthood, and we all saw what he did to Dr. Ben Carson. Your response?”
CRUZ: “Well, listen, it really is an amazing thing that both Marco Rubio and Donald Trump, whenever anyone points to their actual record they have this strange practice of just screaming liar. If you look at what I said there, every word I said was true, and factual and accurate. I pointed out that Marco Rubio, in Florida, supported and voted for in-state tuition for illegal aliens. That is true. That’s a fact. He doesn’t like that fact but it is a fact. I pointed out that he went on Univision, and told Jorge Ramos that he would not rescind President Obama’s illegal executive action on the first day in office. That is true. That’s a fact. And by the way, I will rescind the illegal executive action on the first day in office. As I observed in the debate, Marco Rubio’s position right now today is that we should grant citizenship to all 12 million people here illegally. That is his position today. That’s true and it’s a fact. And he said it from the debate stage just a couple of debates ago. And yet, I guess Marco’s team has told him, well, if anyone brings up your actual record, the fact that over and over and over again you’ve supported amnesty, just yell liar — just scream you’re lying, you’re lying, you’re lying.”
DOOCY: “Well —“
CRUZ: “It’s the same thing Donald Trump does and it’s very curious. Because you can bring up the video and watch Marco saying it from his own mouth but yet, I guess his team has decided instead you just should insult people and claim it’s a lie and they’re hoping —“ [crosstalk]
DOOCY: “Senator, we did hear a lot of the liar word.”
CRUZ: “— to confuse the voters.”
DOOCY: “You’re right.”

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