Texas' O’Rourke tells national audience he’d impeach Trump

Texas' O’Rourke tells national audience he’d impeach Trump

Ted Cruz, said at a CNN town hall reiterated his belief that Trump should be impeached, saying "there is enough there" to begin the impeachment process.

The Democratic congressman running to unseat Republican Sen.

"There is a loss of civility, there is an anger, there is a rage on the far left that is frightening", said incumbent Texas Senator Ted Cruz in his final debate with Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke, both competing in one of the tightest races in this year's midterm elections, as Newsweek recapped. "There may be an open question as to whether the president, then the candidate, sought to collude with the Russian government in 2016".

"You may have wondered when he fired [Former FBI Director] James Comey, the principle investigator into what happened in that election, whether that was an attempt to obstruct justice", he continued.

"The answer is no", he said when asked if he foresaw a future presidential bid.

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"Six to seven years in it, with me being the primary breadwinner - it's like, 'Uh, yeah, this is when people say thank you".

Despite lagging in polls, O'Rourke's campaign raked in over $38 million last quarter - more than the $18 million Trump made, and more than triple the $12 million Cruz took in. After he finished his response, Bash pressed him on the impeachment part of the question, noting that he said in July that he would vote to impeach Trump as a member of the House of Representatives.

She said that in order to close the gap with Cruz, O'Rourke invoked Trump's "Lying Ted" nickname for the Republican.

O'Rourke stopped just short of stating he regretted the remark, but said this: "I don't know that that's the way that I want to be talking in this campaign". Ted Cruz during a nationally televised, solo town hall on CNN.

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