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British journalist confronts Ted Cruz over mass shootings: ‘Why does this only happen in your country?’

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Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, walked off on a British journalist after he was pressed about reforming gun laws. The exchange happened two days after a gunman killed 19 children and two adults at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Cruz is expected to make an appearance at the National Rifle Association's annual convention.
1 month ago·Washington, United States

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The Guardian

Ted Cruz angrily quits interview after being confronted about gun control | Ted Cruz | The Guardian

Texas senator says ‘I’m sorry you think American exceptionalism is awful’ in response to questions about Uvalde massacre

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

‘Why only in America?’: Ted Cruz storms out of Texas school shooting interview

The Texas senator became irritated after a journalist pressed about why mass shootings seem to happen so often in America

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA Today

Ted Cruz walks away from interview after question on US mass shootings: 'Your political agenda'

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walked away from an interview after a reporter asked him why mass shootings happen “only in America.\

1 month ago·United States
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CNN

British reporter presses Ted Cruz on why mass shootings only happen here - CNN Video

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has said in multiple interviews that an unlocked back door was to blame for the Uvalde school shooting. When pressed about gun legislation and why shootings like this seem to only happen in America, Cruz refused to answer.

1 month ago·Atlanta, United States
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Independent.ie

‘Why only in America?’: Ted Cruz storms out of Texas school shooting interview

Senator Ted Cruz stormed off in the middle of an interview after a Sky News journalist asked why school mass shootings seem to “only happen in America” during a vigil for the 21 people killed at Robb Elementary School.

1 month ago·Ireland
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The Washington Post

Cruz storms off after being asked why mass shootings happen ‘only in America’

The Texas senator, who is among the Republicans vehemently opposed to proposals from Democrats on expanding background checks on gun sales, has called for increased safety in schools and has condemned “political posturing” in the aftermath of the attack.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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