In an exchange over whether candidates should be concerned about violence at Donald Trump rallies, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) put the onus on ’emperor’ President Obama.
Cruz was asked if he was “concerned at all that these kinds of scenes potentially hurt the Republican Party for the general election.”
“Listen, I think for every one of us, we need to show respect to the people,” Cruz said. “We need to remember who it is we’re working for. You know, we’ve seen for seven years a president who believes he’s above the law, who behaves
as an emperor, and he forgot he’s working for the American people. “
Then, in a theatrical shift, Cruz asked CNN to “turn the cameras around here.”
“How many of y’all feel disrespected by Washington?” Cruz asked. “Washington isn’t listening to the people. That’s the frustration that is boiling over. And we need to nominate and elect a president who remembers he works for the people.”