Texas Republican hypocrisy over federal aid is nothing new – ask Flyin’ Ted Cruz | Lloyd Green

Texas Republican hypocrisy over federal aid is nothing new – ask Flyin’ Ted Cruz | Lloyd Green

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After Hurricane Sandy, the senator opposed relief for New York and New Jersey. It’s one rule for Texas, another for the rest of us

Texas has been hit by a disaster of its own making and its Republican office holders expect the rest of the US to pay to clean up the mess. To quote Dana Bash of CNN questioning Michael McCaul, a veteran GOP congressman, on Sunday: “That’s kind of rich, don’t you think?”

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