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Sen. Cruz: House Needs To Keep 'Standing Strong' On Defunding Obamacare

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The comments come a day after senior House Republicans met with President Barack Obama to discuss a short-term government funding deal. No deal resulted from that meeting. Cruz, along with Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rand Paul (R-KY) were the major backers of an effort to fund the government only if Obamacare was defunded. Lee spoke earlier at the Values Voter Summit and Paul spoke right after Cruz.