Trump to Cruz: You Are ‘The Single Biggest Liar’

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Saturday at CBS’s Republican presidential debate, Donald Trump said his opponent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is the “single biggest liar,” when Cruz said Trump “supports federal taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood.” Partial transcript as follows: CRUZ: You know, flexibility is a good thing, but it shouldn’t– you shouldn’t be flexible on core principles. I like Donald. He is an amazing entertainer. But his policies for most of his life.. TRUMP: Thank you very much, I appreciate it. CRUZ: For most of his life, his policies have been very, very liberal. For most of his life he has described himself as very pro-choice, and a a supporter of partial-birth abortion. Right now, today, as a candidate, he supports federal taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood. I disagree with him on that. That is a matter of principle. TRUMP: You are the single biggest liar. You are probably worse than Jeb Bush. You are the single biggest liar. This guy lied– let me just tell you. This guy lied about Ben Carson when he took votes away from Ben Carson in Iowa. And he just continues. And today, we had robo-calls saying, ‘Donald Trump is not going to run in South Carolina,’ where
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FLASHBACK: Joe Biden Wrote the Obstructionist Playbook on ‘Borking’ a President’s Nominee

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With news of the sudden death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the Obama White House and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton are already staking a position that President Obama, and not his successor, should appoint Scalia’s replacement. But it’s useful to remember that one key members of the Obama administration – Vice President Joe Biden – once had a very different opinion on the Senate’s ability to block a president’s nominee.
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Watch: Cruz, Rubio Fight Over Immigration

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In the Saturday Republican presidential debate on CBS, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), both of Cuban descent debated on the topic of immigration. “Marco went on Univision in Spanish and said he would not rescind President Obama’s illegal executive amnesty on his first day in office,” Cruz stated. Rubio later responded, “First of all, I don’t know how he knows what I said on Univision, because he doesn’t speak Spanish.” Cruz responded in Spanish, saying, “Right now in Spanish, if you want.” The two continued, with Rubio accusing Cruz of being a liar, which Cruz said is “absolutely false.” Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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Watch President Obama Speak on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Scalia

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Watch President Obama Speak on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Scalia

February 13, 2016 at 9:12 PM ET by Melanie Garunay

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President Obama honored Justice Scalia’s extraordinary service to our nation.

President Obama delivers a statement on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Today, President Obama spoke on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

“Justice Scalia dedicated his life to the cornerstone of our democracy: the rule of law. Tonight, we honor his extraordinary service to our nation and remember one of the towering legal figures of our time.”

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Watch his remarks:

FULL VIDEO: @POTUS on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. https://t.co/MgqEeftDp3

— The White House (@WhiteHouse) February 14, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden also shared his thoughts in the following statement:?

“Jill and I send our deepest condolences to Maureen and the entire Scalia family on the loss of their beloved husband, father, and grandfather. Justice Scalia and I had fundamental disagreements about how the Supreme Court interprets the Constitution, but we shared a belief that sharp debates, tough questions, and deep respect for the adversarial process was an essential part of our judicial system and our democracy. That’s how our rule of law—forged with the deep principles and convictions of justices, and laid out in majority decisions and minority dissents—becomes the model for the world. For the country, Justice Scalia will be remembered as one of our most influential justices, who inspired and challenged generations of students, clerks, lawyers, and judges. And for so many, he will be remembered as a mentor, dear friend, and a man devoted to his faith and his family, who will miss him most of all, and who we will keep in our prayers.”


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Trump Battles Jeb: George W Bush ‘Lied’ — He Knew There Were No WMD

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Saturday at CBS’s Republican presidential primary debate, Jeb Bush and Donald Trump got into a heated exchange over the foreign policies of Jeb’s brother, former President George W. Bush. Partial transcript as follows: DICKERSON: Mr. Trump, on Monday, George W. Bush will campaign in South Carolina for his brother. As you said tonight, and you’ve often said, the Iraq war and your opposition to it was a sign of your good judgment. In 2008, in an interview with Wolf Blitzer talking about George W. Bush’s conduct, you said you were surprised Nancy Pelosi didn’t try to impeach him. You said, “which personally I think would have been a wonderful thing.” When you were asked what you meant by that, you said, “For the war. He got us into the war with lies.” Do you think President Bush should have been impeached? TRUMP: “I  have to say, as a businessman, I get along with everybody. I have business all over the world. I know so many of the people in the audience. By the way, I’m a self-funder. I have my wife and I have my son. I don’t have this. That’s all I have. So let me just tell you,
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Cruz Supported A Path To Legalization For Illegal Immigrants

Ted Cruz supported a path to legalization for illegal immigrants. Here are the facts: Senator Cruz “introduced legislation that would have extended legal status to millions who are in the country illegally.”  “Cruz asserted ‘I have never supported legalization,’ despite having introduced legislation that would have extended legal status to millions who are in the…
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Trump Spars with Jeb on ISIS: ‘Jeb Is so Wrong’

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During Saturday’s Republican Presidential Debate on CBS, GOP presidential candidates Donald Trump and former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL) battled over Russia’s involvement in taking down ISIS. First, Bush said he would take down Syrian President Bashar Assad and it would be “absolutely ludicrous” to believe Russia could be a partner of the United States. “Let me just tell you this. Jeb is so wrong,” Trump said to the tune of boos from the crowd. ” You know what that is? That’s Jeb’s special interests and lobbyists talking. Look, let me just tell you something Jeb is so wrong. You’ve got to fight ISIS first. You fight ISIS first. Right now, you have Russia. You have Iran. You have them with Assad and you have them with Syria. You have to knock out ISIS. They’re chopping off heads. These are animals. You have to knock them out. You have to knock them off strong. You decide what to do after. You can’t fight two wars at one time. If you listen to [Jeb Bush] and listen to some of the folks that I’ve been listening to — that’s why we’ve been in the Middle East for 15 years and we haven’t won anything. We’ve spent $5 trillion in the Middle East because of thinking like that.” Follow Trent
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