USA Freedom Act

Cruz: Rubio’s Attacks Are ‘Alinsky-Like’

At Tuesday’s Republican presidential debate CNN’s Dana Bash asked Cruz about the attacks Rubio made regarding Cruz’s vote for the USA Freedom Act, which restricted the National Security Agency’s cellphone-tracking metadata program. Cruz argued that Rubio’s attacks on him are untrue.

Republican presidential candidate Texas Sen. Ted Cruz gestures during the Republican Presidential Debate, hosted by CNN, at The Venetian Las Vegas on December 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. AFP PHOTO/ ROBYN BECK / AFP / ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read

Marco Rubio: Ted Cruz And Rand Paul Weak On Intelligence

Sen. Marco Rubio criticized Republican rivals Ted Cruz and Rand Paul for supporting legislation that weakened intelligence programs. In the aftermath of the coordinated terrorist attacks on Paris, Rubio says that the United States was just as vulnerable as Paris to another terrorist attack. He argued that supporting U.S. surveillance and intelligence programs was more important than ever, something he had a long record of doing.

Republican Presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), speaks at the Wall Street Journal CEO Council meeting at the Four Seasons Hotel, November 16, 2015 in Washington, DC. Sen. Rubio participated in a discussion on The Next Agenda for the American Presidency. (Photo by)

Obama: Some Blocking USA Freedom Act Just Playing Politics

President Obama said that some US Senators opposing the USA Freedom Act “are trying to use this debate to score political points” during Saturday’s Weekly Address.  Transcript as Follows: “Hi, everybody. As President and Commander in Chief, my greatest responsibility


Watch: Cruz Praises Rand Paul’s Patriot Act Protest

Texas Senator and GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz praised fellow presidential candidate and Senator Rand Paul’s (KY) speech against the renewal of the Patriot Act on Wednesday. Cruz began, “I would note he [Rand Paul] and I agree on a great


Cruz Calls for Immediate Passage of USA Freedom Act

In the wake of a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on the National Security Agency’s data collection program, Sen. Ted Cruz released a statement calling for immediate passage of the USA Freedom Act.

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