Latest False Fact-checks on Ted Cruz Ted Cruz stated on December 8, 2019 in a TV interview: "Ukraine blatantly interfered in our election." 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 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 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." Ted Cruz stated on May 1, 2018 in a tweet: Says Beto O’Rourke had a "resolution to legalize all narcotics--including heroin and other deadly opioids." Ted Cruz stated on March 6, 2018 in an audio ad distributed to news organizations: Says Beto O’Rourke wants "open borders and wants to take our guns." Ted Cruz stated on September 24, 2016 in responding to an audience member's question at the Texas Tribune Festival.: Hillary Clinton "supports unlimited abortion on demand up until the moment of birth, including partial-birth abortion, with taxpayer funding." Ted Cruz stated on September 8, 2016 in Senate floor remarks: "If Congress fails to act, the Obama administration intends to give away control of the internet to an international body akin to the United Nations." Ted Cruz stated on April 21, 2016 in an online campaign ad: Says Donald Trump "has the second-highest disapproval ratings of anyone running for president." Ted Cruz stated on March 21, 2016 in an interview on CNN: "Ukraine voluntarily gave up its nuclear weapons because the United States of America" said it would "ensure (its) territorial integrity from Russia." Ted Cruz stated on February 28, 2016 in an interview on ABC's "This Week": Says "Harry Reid, when asked about the Republican field, said the Republican he likes the best is Donald Trump, and he said, because I can work with him. He'll cut deals." Ted Cruz stated on February 6, 2016 in the New Hampshire GOP debate: Says CNN reported Ben Carson was "taking a break from campaigning" and the Cruz campaign "forwarded that news to our volunteers." Ted Cruz stated on February 2, 2016 in a town hall event in Windham, N.H.: The 2013 immigration bill "expanded President Obama’s ability to bring Syrian refugees to this country without mandating any meaningful background checks." Ted Cruz stated on January 31, 2016 in comments on "Meet the Press": "Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have the identical position on health care, which is they want to put the government in charge of you and your doctor." Ted Cruz stated on January 7, 2016 in a TV interview: "California Senator, Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein said if she could say to Mr. America and Mrs. America, 'Give me your guns, I'm rounding 'em up,' she would." Ted Cruz stated on December 17, 2015 in a radio interview.: "Existing law right now requires 700 miles of double-layered border fencing" on the Mexico border. Ted Cruz stated on December 15, 2015 in a Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas: "One of the most troubling aspects of the Rubio-Schumer Gang of Eight bill was that it gave President Obama blanket authority to admit refugees, including Syrian refugees, without mandating any background checks whatsoever." Ted Cruz stated on December 15, 2015 in a Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas: Says carpet bombing means bombing "not a city, but the location of the troops," with "embedded special forces to direct the air power." Ted Cruz stated on December 8, 2015 in an interview with NPR: "Mike Morell testified and told Congress that the reason Obama has not bombed ISIS' oil fields is they're concerned about global warming." Ted Cruz stated on November 19, 2015 in an interview with Steven Crowder: The "federal government is going after school districts, trying to force them to let boys shower with little girls." Ted Cruz stated on October 28, 2015 in a Republican presidential debate in Boulder, Colo.: "Under Barack Obama and the big government economy, the median wage for women has dropped $733." Ted Cruz stated on September 1, 2015 in a speech to the Greater Houston Partnership: The Iran deal "trusts the Iranians to inspect themselves." Ted Cruz stated on September 9, 2015 in a tweet: "The Iran Deal will facilitate and accelerate the nation of Iran acquiring nuclear weapons." Ted Cruz stated on July 12, 2014 in a roundtable with Texas businesses: "Every year we spend roughly $500 billion on tax compliance. That is roughly the budget of our entire military, entirely wasted on tax compliance." Ted Cruz stated on April 18, 2015 in remarks in New Hampshire: "About half of the presidents have been governors; half of them, senators." Ted Cruz stated on March 23, 2015 in a speech at Liberty University: "Small businesses (are) going out of business in record numbers." Ted Cruz stated on November 19, 2014 in an interview on Fox News: In the 2014 elections, "the American people overwhelmingly said we don't want Obamacare … and we don't want amnesty." Ted Cruz stated on October 19, 2014 in an interview on CNN: "Obama, instead of nominating a health professional, he nominated someone who is an anti-gun activist (for surgeon general)." Ted Cruz stated on August 31, 2014 in an interview with WFAA-TV: ISIS is "right now crucifying Christians in Iraq, literally nailing Christians to trees." Ted Cruz stated on June 23, 2014 in a press conference at Lackland Air Force Base: Says children are coming into the U.S. in "staggering numbers" because President Barack Obama "has been promising amnesty."