Ted Cruz: Democrat Election Bill Would ‘Strike Down’ Voter ID Laws

Bill Mitchell • "Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) hammered the Democrats on their partisan “For the People Act” during the bill’s Rules Committee Hearing in the Senate on Tuesday, warning how the bill would “strike down” widely supported voter ID laws. “This legislation strikes down virtually every voter integrity law adopted at the state level,” Cruz said. The Texan continued to say “voter ID laws — over 70 percent of Americans support voter ID laws.” Voter ID laws are also supported by “over 60 percent of African-Americans in this country,” he argued. Cruz said that already “29 states have voter ID laws on the books.” He ... read more