To Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), the second night of 2020 Democratic debate was a “clown” show.
The second round of ten presidential hopefuls took the stage on Thursday night looking to outdo the others but didn’t forget to mention some of their policies that have some worried the Democratic Party is moving further to the left.
Cruz offered his take on the debate, as he told Fox News, “The clown car is broken. There’s no brake and it only steers left.”
The Republican lawmaker labeled the debate “scary” to see the 2020 Democrats “falling all over each other to get further and further left.”
Pointing to some topics discussed during the debate, the Texas senator laid out that the candidates embraced late-term abortion, 70% tax rate, socialism, and “Medicare for All” healthcare system — which would eliminate private insurance — as well as being for “open borders” on immigration situation.
Watch Cruz’s interview below:
Several 2020 presidential candidates slammed President Donald Trump’s stance on immigration, even vowing to “rescind every damn thing on this issue that Trump has done,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said at the debate.
Additionally, during the first night of debates on Wednesday, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro pressed forward with his immigration plan to decriminalize illegal migrants crossing the southern border.
Cruz knocked Castro’s immigration plan amid the massive surge of migrants trying to cross into the country illegally — jumping 32% for total migrant apprehensions at the U.S.-Mexico border from the month of April to May. The Republican lawmaker blasted decriminalizing illegal crossing as “open borders” and “irresponsible.”
As for the “some positive development” within Congress that Cruz pointed out, the Democratic-led House passed a Senate bill on Thursday to provide $4.6 billion to address the southern border situation, as IJR News reported.