The Texan: Senator Ted Cruz Holds Hearing on Congressional Term Limits


On Wednesday, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) chaired a hearing on the merits of congressional term limits.

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Cruz has been a longtime proponent of imposing term limits on legislators.

Cruz opened the hearing with a statement, in which he said, “To effectively ‘drain the swamp,’ and end the phenomenon of career politicians, it is long past time to enact term limits for Congress.”

“I am the author of a constitutional amendment that would limit U.S. senators to two six-year terms and would limit members of the House of Representatives to three two-year terms.”

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