Dallas Morning News: Ted Cruz says rival Beto O’Rourke too liberal for conservative Texas


Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said Wednesday his challenger, Rep. Beto O’Rourke, is too liberal for conservative Texas.

In an interview with The Dallas Morning News and KXAS-TV (NBC5), Cruz said O’Rourke supports open borders, higher taxes, more regulation, aggressive gun control and the Affordable Care Act.

“Congressman O’Rourke is running far, far to the left,” said Texas’ junior senator. “Most campaigns in Texas, in the general election, try to pretend to move to the middle, try to pretend to be centrist. Congressman O’Rourke is not doing that. He’s running like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.”

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