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Lawyer says man wanted Ted Cruz to ‘chug’ thrown White Claw

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Joe Arcidiacono, a Houston Astros fan, was arrested for throwing a beer at Ted Cruz. Cruz appeared on a float during the Astros' championship parade on Monday. Video of the incident shows the beer flying toward Cruz and striking him in the chest area. Arcidiaconso claims in a statement that "what happened at the parade was not political violence"
Published 3 months ago · Washington, United States

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Lawyer says man wanted Ted Cruz to ‘chug’ thrown White Claw

An attorney representing the man who allegedly threw a can of White Claw at Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) during the Houston Astros’ World Series parade says he did not mean to harm Cruz and instead wanted Cruz to “chug” the drink.  Bill Stradley, who represents Joey Arcidiacono, said in a statement posted on Twitter on…

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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Man who threw White Claw at Ted Cruz wanted senator to catch and ‘chug’ it

An attorney for Joey Arcidiacono, 33, wrote in a statement that his client now facing an aggravated assault charge had no intent to commit an act of political violence, and instead was hoping Sen. Ted Cruz would catch and enjoy the hard seltzer.

3 months ago·New York, United States
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Throwing White Claw at Ted Cruz was ‘stupid, good fun,’ not malicious: Lawyer

Throwing a White Claw at Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) during a Houston Astros’ World Series parade earlier this week was "stupid, good fun" by an Astros fan not intended to harm the senator, according to his lawyer.

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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Astros fan jailed for hurling beer at Ted Cruz wanted senator to chug it

"Fans throw cans to people in championship parades all the time. That is a widely known thing. To get them to chug," the fan said in a statement.

3 months ago·United States
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Man Who Threw White Claw At Ted Cruz Says He Wanted Him To Chug It

The attorney the man who allegedly threw a can at Texas Sen. Cruz during the Houston Astros’ World Series, is now saying that he wanted the him to chug it.

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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Man facing charges for throwing White Claw at Ted Cruz claims he was 'trying to toss drinks' to senator

At a victory parade in Houston for the Houston Astros — who defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in baseball’s 2022 World Series — on Monday, November 7, cans of White Claw (an alcoholic seltzer) were thrown at Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. Democrats and liberal pundits, including those who are often highly critical of the far-right GOP senator, have been quick to call out the incident as totally unacceptable.The 33-year-old man accused of throwing the …

3 months ago·United States
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