Monday, December 21, 2015

Cruz Goes Trump in Iowa Ad: Earns Four Pinocchios from Washington Post


“Their misguided [Gang of Eight immigration] plan would have given President Obama the authority to admit Syrian refugees, including ISIS terrorists. That’s just wrong.” — Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), in this new television commercial airing in Iowa

Glenn Kessler in the Washington Post Fact Checker concludes that this "immigration ad earns Four Pinocchios for a strange anti-Rubio argument."


Immigration has been a divisive issue among the Republican presidential candidates.  In recent days, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio have accused Ted Cruz of flip flipping on a path to legalization as part of comprehensive immigration reform.



Truth or fiction?


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