Latest Fact-checks on Ted Cruz Ted Cruz stated on November 6, 2023 in An interview on CNBC: “We produce a lot more wind energy in Texas than California does.” Ted Cruz stated on August 30, 2023 in A post on X.: "(President Joe) Biden is trying to limit you to two beers per week.” Ted Cruz stated on May 17, 2023 in a speech at the Hudson Institute: Barack Obama said that Iran has a “right” to nuclear technology, including weapons. Ted Cruz stated on October 27, 2022 in a tweet: Only Democratic cities take “‘days’ to count their votes” while “the rest of the country manages to get it done on election night.” Ted Cruz stated on June 4, 2022 in a tweet: "The impact of President Biden being beholden to the Green New Deal radicals in his party has electricity costs through the roof in Texas." Ted Cruz stated on May 26, 2022 in an interview with Fox News: In 2013, under a Democratic Senate, "a majority of the Senate voted in favor of" gun-related legislation sponsored by Republican Sens. Chuck Grassley and Ted Cruz, “but the Democrats filibustered it.” Ted Cruz stated on May 24, 2022 in remarks to the media: “We know from past experiences that the most effective tool for keeping kids safe is armed law enforcement on the campus.” Ted Cruz stated on February 16, 2022 in a committee meeting: "In 2020, more journalists were killed in Mexico than in any other country in the world." Ted Cruz stated on August 4, 2021 in an interview: “In the last several months, the Biden administration has released over 7,000 illegal aliens who were COVID positive just in one Texas city.” Biden's border policies are "endangering not just the people of Texas, but people all across the country." Ted Cruz stated on July 13, 2021 in an interview: "There is clear legal authority to handcuff and put in leg irons legislators that are trying to stop the legislature from being able to do business." Ted Cruz stated on May 11, 2021 in a meeting: The voting rights bill “would register millions of illegal aliens to vote. It is intended to do that.” Ted Cruz stated on April 22, 2021 in a press conference: “You didn't see Republicans when we had control of the Senate try to rig the game.” Ted Cruz stated on January 9, 2021 in a tweet: Said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her allies “blocked a resolution condemning anti-Semitism — which I passed unanimously in the Senate.” Ted Cruz stated on January 6, 2021 in a speech on the Senate floor: “39% of Americans … 31% of independents ... 17% of Democrats believe the election was rigged." Ted Cruz stated on December 15, 2020 in a tweet: Says that guidance urging vaccinated people to avoid travel and continue wearing masks is "profoundly anti-science." Ted Cruz stated on November 5, 2020 in a Fox News interview: Philadelphia is “clouding the vote counting in a shroud of darkness.” Ted Cruz stated on October 26, 2020 in an interview: Says Trump “didn’t campaign on cutting the debt” … “That’s not what he promised to do.” Ted Cruz stated on February 24, 2020 in a speech: Says Democrats are embracing “abortion up until the moment of birth and even, horrifically, after that.” Ted Cruz stated on December 8, 2019 in a TV interview: "Ukraine blatantly interfered in our election." Ted Cruz stated on June 21, 2019 in a press release: "As you know, we apprehended over 144,000 people in a single month. That is a pace, which if it continues for 12 months, would put us on a pace for nearly 2 million apprehensions on the border." Ted Cruz stated on October 16, 2018 in During a debate in San Antonio: Says Beto O'Rourke "voted in favor of a $10 a barrel tax on every barrel of oil produced in the state of Texas." Ted Cruz stated on October 16, 2018 in a Senate debate: With the Republican-backed tax cut, "we’re seeing the result, and to date, federal tax revenues have gone up." Ted Cruz stated on September 28, 2018 in a debate: California "is hemorrhaging population." Ted Cruz stated on September 21, 2018 in a debate at Southern Methodist University: Says Beto O’Rourke described police as "modern-day Jim Crow." Ted Cruz stated on September 4, 2018 in a video: Says Beto O’Rourke said he’s grateful that people are burning or desecrating the American flag. Ted Cruz stated on August 28, 2018 in an online video ad: Says Beto O’Rourke "voted against" Hurricane Harvey "tax relief." Ted Cruz stated on August 3, 2018 in a video ad made public by the Texas Tribune: Says Beto O’Rourke is "open to abolishing ICE." Ted Cruz stated on July 17, 2018 in a campaign press release: Says Beto O’Rourke is "the only candidate to the U.S. Senate to call for" impeaching President Donald Trump. Ted Cruz stated on June 11, 2018 in an interview aired on "Think," produced by KERA radio in Dallas: "There’s actually a court order that prevents keeping the kids with the parents when you put the parents in jail." Ted Cruz stated on June 4, 2018 in an interview: Says "Rosie O’Donnell apparently committed the same offense five times, five times, when she broke the identical law that Dinesh (D'Souza) was prosecuted for."