Statements about Foreign Policy

"Russia has more diversity in its governmental representation than we do in Texas."

Police in the United States are allowed to use tear gas even though it "has been classified as a chemical weapon and banned in international conflict since 1993."

Documents released by Edward Snowden reveal that American, British and Israeli intelligence agencies worked together to create the Islamic State.  

Says the former president of the Czech Republic said the American people were a "confederacy of fools" for electing Barack Obama.

"I haven’t really proposed (phasing out aid to Israel) in the past."

"So many people were critical of Secretary (John) Kerry going to Paris and talking with Hamas," because Kerry was seen as "supporting Hamas to the exclusion of the Arab League."

Israel in the last three weeks has "killed more Palestinian children, more than 200, than the total number of Israeli soldiers killed in military operations since 2006."

Says three Ukrainians recently captured on a West Texas ranch are among "individuals from countries that have strong terrorist ties being apprehended" near the state’s border with Mexico.

Russia "has an economy the size of Italy."  

"Ninety percent" of people living in Gaza "don’t have access even to water."  

Between June 30 and July 10, CNN interviewed "17 Israeli public officials versus one" Palestinian official.  

Compared to President Obama, "President Reagan rushed home from Santa Barbara vacation, from the Reagan ranch when the Korean jetliner was shot out of the air by the Russians."

There are fewer wars, there are fewer people dying in wars "now than there have been in quite some time."

In Syria, "we struck a deal where we got 100 percent of the chemical weapons out."  

"The so-called defense minister of the People's Republic of Donetsk ... actually posted a bragging social media posting of having shot down a military transport. And then when it became apparent it was civilian, they pulled it down from social media."  

"North Korea is telling its people that their men’s national team is in the World Cup final."

Former President George W. Bush and former Vice President Dick Cheney are "unable to visit Europe due to outstanding warrants."

"Radio Marti and TV Marti have spent more than $500 million to reach less than 1 percent of the Cuban population."  

Fox News is "banned in Canada" because it violates a law that "prevents ‘news’ channels from lying to their viewers."  

When undocumented children are picked up at the border and "told to appear later in court ... 90 percent do not then show up."

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