Sen. Ted Cruz skips Hispanic Chamber of Commerce summit, displeases Latinos in D.C. The important sentence here, quoting USHCC President Palomarez: “I hope it is not indicative that he’s backing away from the Hispanic community in order to get through the [GOP] primary.”
GOP Presidential hopeful and conservative stalwart Sen. Ted Cruz didn’t even have to say anything intelligible to refute the gotcha journalism attempts made by reporter Mark Halperin. Halperin jabs Cruz – not even subtly, I might add – on whether he is Hispanic enough; Cuban enough.
Ted Cruz says Obama has fueled racial tensions This is part of an overdue meeting between Cruz and Javier Palomarez, president of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Cruz was invited to the USHCC conference in 2014, he didnt’ show. To make amends Cruz agreed to a sit-down conversation with Palomarez at the National Press Club. The room was filled with non-Latino journalists, so the headline was about Baltimore and Cruz’s dislike of the President.
Hispanic Conservatives: Cruz “Perhaps Worse” Than Trump That’s saying a lot. Especially given that tonight will be the last GOP presidential debate of the year, and that Cruz is surging in the polls, and that Trump has said some incredibly nasty things about a large number of people. With all that, conservative Latinos met with Ted Cruz and say he’s is worse than Trump.
Ted Cruz accuses Obama, first black president, of inflaming racial tensions
The sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has sparked a heated discussion over his replacement, raising the stakes in an already contentious presidential election. Given the opposition of congressional Republicans, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida suggested on NBC’s Meet the Press that there’s no need for President Barack Obama to even try making a nomination.