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Senator Cruz proposes bill to fund all parts of VA during shutdown

Senator Cruz proposes bill to fund all parts of VA during shutdown

POSTED: Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 11:34am

UPDATED: Monday, October 7, 2013 - 4:39pm

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) made the following statement, Wednesday, regarding Obamacare, the government "shutdown," and the World War II Memorial:

“President Obama is so fixated on forcing Obamacare on the American people that he's even willing to deny World War II veterans the right to access the memorial they have earned through their heroic service.This scenario encapsulates the bigger problem in Washington. President Obama is so set on imposing his destructive, far-left ideology that his government is literally barricading World War II veterans out of their memorial and blocking funding to the Department of Veterans Affairs. The House is on track today to pass individual CRs to fund Veterans Affairs and National Monuments, but Senator Reid and President Obama say they refuse to consider them, even though they agreed to pass a similar CR covering military pay on Monday night. This is untenable and our veterans deserve much better, especially our disabled vets. During this debate we should focus on those areas of agreement and pass those CRs. That’s the practical way to proceed and the House deserves great credit for its leadership.”

Yesterday, Senator Cruz proposed a bill to fund all parts of the VA during the government shutdown.

There are more than 3.2 million veterans who currently receive disability compensation and 300,000 veterans who receive pension benefits that are at risk from a lack of funding due to the government shutdown. Our disabled veterans in Texas and around the nation have earned these benefits from their service and sacrifice to our nation and Congress should immediately act to ensure they are supported.

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Tedy Cruz wrote his obituary with his actions this past week. He is an embarrassment to himself, his family, state, & this nation. He made himself insignificant in the eyes of his party members. He does not possess the character to represent the people of Texas who support the efforts of hardworking Americans in all levels of government. Sure cut out the waste but, leave working programs alone.
Pointing the finger will not deflect from the damage he has inflicted on Americans. God Bless America.

GREAT POST!! But please give thought to changing your email someone who champions the truth and calls out those who would do this country great harm, the name you've given yourself is a disservice to who you really are and what you believe..

I propose both houses of congress start doing their job!

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