Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and actress Alyssa Milano have scheduled to meet on Tuesday to discuss gun violence following a heated exchange on Twitter.
“We don’t agree on this issue,” Milano Tweeted Wednesday. “But if we can talk with mutual respect & humility, maybe all of us come together to effect positive change. I will enter this with an open heart, ears and mind. I hope he does the same.”
The Texas senator confirmed the meeting in a tweet.
“I’m looking forward to it! And if all of us can together have more positive, civil discussion & debate on the substantive issues of the day, that would go a long way to helping unite and heal our divided Nation,” he wrote Wednesday.
The exchange between Cruz and Milano was spurred amid a debate on guns between the progressive activist and Texas State Rep. Matt Schaefer, who released a string of tweets following the recent shootings western Texas that killed seven people and injured more than 20.