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Ted Cruz has 'a better chance' of paying for the wall than drug lord 'El Chapo,' attorney says

(CNN)An attorney for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has a message for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz: The recently convicted drug kingpin is not paying for the wall. Guzman was found guilty Tuesday of 10 counts, including engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise. Cruz has proposed several times that El Chapo pa

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Ted Cruz Pushes for El Chapo to Pay for Border Wall

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is proposing a unique way to fund President Donald Trump’s border wall - make a notorious drug kingpin pay for it. Sen. Ted Cruz wants El Chapo to pay for border wall.

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM

El Chapo’s lawyer blasts Ted Cruz for suggesting the drug lord should finance the wall

The lawyer for Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman blasted a proposal from Sen. Ted Cruz that the cartel kingpin foot the bill for President Trump’s wall, saying it’s more likely the Texas Republican would pick up the tab.

NEW YORK POST

Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn sponsor bill to put Bush 41 and wife Barbara on coin

WASHINGTON D.C. (KTRK) -- Lawmakers want to honor the memory of President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara by putting their faces on a coin. Senator Susan Collins of Maine introduced a bill authorizing the U.S. Treasury to mint one dollar coins featuring the former president and first lady.

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Sarah Isgur Flores, Trump Aide From Ted Cruz Sex Scandal, Gets CNN Job

Sarah Isgur Flores is with CNN now as its and that is raising a lot of eyebrows, today. She joins another known conservative Amanda Carpenter on the CNN team – and both have something else in common.

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Ted Cruz Kindly Helps El Chapo’s Very “CONFUSED” Lawyer Out

We told you a while ago that Ted Cruz has a PERFECT plan for El Chapo’s confiscated drug fortune. He thinks we should use it to BUILD THE WALL. Texas senator Ted Cruz has an idea to fund President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall.

CHICKSONRIGHT.COM

Ted Cruz tries his ‘El Chapo’ Act again, to internet mockery

Today, President Donald Trump will declare the situation at the southern border a national emergency, and siphon away an estimated $8 billion from other agencies to build a border wall.

THE DAILY DOT

Letters: Scott Griggs, Laura Miller, national emergency, Ted Cruz, John Cornyn

Re: "Questions add up over fund reports — Old filings raise issue about donations from developer to Griggs," Feb. 7 news story. Your recent story regarding my campaign finance reports has me concerned and I am alarmed by the omissions you've made in presenting the facts.

DALLAS NEWS

Senator Ted Cruz Proposes El Chapo Act

UNITED STATES—Texas Senator, Ted Cruz proposes the El Chapo Act to pay for the border wall separating the U.S from Mexico. “I have long called for building a wall as a necessary step in stopping the flow of illegal immigration into our country & defending our border. Indeed, I introduce the #ELCHAPO

CANYON NEWS

Senator Ted Cruz cancels Tuesday visit to Lufkin, Nacogdoches

EAST TEXAS (KTRE) - UPDATE: The office of Ted Cruz announced a cancellation. The office sent out a statement on Monday night that the visit to East Texas on Tuesday has been canceled. The statement said due to unforeseen circumstances, the visit has been canceled. No other information was released.

KTRE

Ted Cruz pushes for El Chapo to pay for the wall after drug lord's conviction

(CNN)Sen. Ted Cruz is proposing a new source of funding for a border wall: recently convicted drug kingpin El Chapo. Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was found guilty Tuesday of 10 counts, including engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise.

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Sen. Ted Cruz wants El Chapo to pay for border wall

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has an idea for how to fund President Donald Trump's proposed border wall — make convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán pay for it. While celebrating Guzmán's conviction Tuesday on 10 federal drug charges, Cruz suggested that the billions of dollars the Sinaloa

NBC NEWS

Ted Cruz wants drug kingpin "El Chapo" to fund Trump's border wall

While Washington continues to debate funding over President Trump's long-promised border wall along the southern border, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, says he has a solution for financing: Have convicted drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman foot the bill. Cruz tweeted the proposal after Guzman was found gu

CBS NEWS

Should El Chapo Fund Trump’s Border Wall? Ted Cruz Thinks So

Finding money for the Mexican border wall is a big issue in American politics with President Donald Trump vouching to go to any extent including Emergency to make it a reality.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES

Ted Cruz wants El Chapo to pay for Trump's border wall by reallocating all of his forfeited assets

Sen. Ted Cruz urged Congress to pass his Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order (EL CHAPO) Act after Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was convicted of drug trafficking on Tuesday.

BUSINESS INSIDER

CNN ripped for hiring former Republican operative as political editor: 'WTF?!?!'

CNN is facing blowback from news outlets, pundits and politicians, as well as some its own employees, for hiring a former Republican operative as its Washington bureau political editor.

THE HILL

“She Was Pitching Her Intimate Knowledge of the Mueller Probe”: Sarah Isgur Flores, Former Trumper, Talked to MSNBC Before Signing with CNN

CNN’s hiring of Sarah Isgur Flores, a longtime G.O.P. operative who has worked for Carly Fiorina and Ted Cruz, and most recently served as a spokeswoman for Jeff Sessions in the Justice Department (a position that reportedly involved a loyalty pledge to Donald Trump), caused an immediate and fairly

VANITY FAIR

‘Every penny’: Ted Cruz helps ‘confused’ El Chapo lawyer understand that his paying for the wall wouldn’t be voluntary

If you missed Sen. Ted Cruz’s suggestion, he says the federal government should pay for a border wall between the U.S. in Mexico with the assets that will be seized from El Chapo Guzman, who was convicted Tuesday of running an illegal drug smuggling operation.

TWITCHY

"Fox & Friends" calls Ted Cruz's El Chapo plan "an indirect way to make Mexico pay for" Trump's wall

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX, this week reintroduced the El Chapo Act, a bill which would allocate forfeitures from the successful prosecution of the notorious Mexican drug lord of the same name to the completion of a wall along the southern U.S. border.

SALON

CNN’s Newest Political Editor Seems Super Chill

CNN has hired a former spokeswoman for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to “coordinate political coverage for the 2020 campaign,” Politico reported on Tuesday. Sarah Isgur worked for Sessions during his tenure at the Department of Justice, in addition to roles on Carly Fiorina’s 2016 presidential camp

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