Ted Cruz: But ‘Al Gore Told Us’ It Wouldn’t Get So Cold!

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February 10, 2014 1:23 p.m.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) became the latest conservative on Monday to crack a joke about former Vice President Al Gore and global warming.

“It is really freezing in D.C.,” he told a crowd at the Heritage Foundation, in a speech about energy policy. “I have to admit I was surprised. Al Gore told us this wouldn’t happen!”

The audience laughed.

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