On Sunday, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) spoke out to rip into President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandates for private businesses, saying that it is designed to fail and is only meant to distract from the “catastrophe” in Afghanistan.
Cruz told Fox News that Biden’s rule forcing companies with 100 or more employees to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine or submit to weekly testing is “illegal.” He also said that the mandate is only meant to get Biden back in the media’s good graces after the botched troop withdrawal in Afghanistan.
Joe Biden and his admin wanted to change the topic from Afghanistan. That’s why he issued his completely illegal and unconstitutional vaccine mandate.
He is defying the law because he wanted the press to start defending him and stop talking about the disaster in Afghanistan. pic.twitter.com/GMSDmhjZD6
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) September 19, 2021
“They want to change the topic from Afghanistan,” Cruz explained. “It’s why Biden issued this completely illegal and unconstitutional vaccine mandate because he wanted to change the topic from the disaster in Afghanistan.
“The vaccine mandate is going to be struck down in court. They know that” he added. “But the president is defying the law because he wanted the press to start defending him and stop talking about the disasters in Afghanistan. And he’s counting on a bunch of big businesses, in particular, forcing their employees to comply before the matter is ever adjudicated and before the order is struck down.”
Not stopping there, Cruz argued that every decision Biden has made, both foreign and domestic, has been driven by “pure politics.”
“When it comes to Afghanistan, Joe Biden and his administration presided over the worst foreign policy catastrophe in a generation,” he said. “They put politics in front of everything else. They abandoned Americans behind enemy lines, and it was a disaster. We were routed there because Joe Biden surrendered. He fled and left hundreds if not thousands of Americans in harm’s way, and we are going to be paying the price – our nation is going to pay the price for our president’s weakness and incompetence for years to come.”
Cruz then claimed that the world is less safe under Biden in the wake of the Afghanistan situation because our enemies have seen our weaknesses.
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“Unfortunately, I believe the chances of a Chinese amphibious assault on Taiwan have increased tenfold in the last month,” Cruz said. “If that happens, it would be utterly disastrous, but weakness invites aggression. When you have a president who rolls over for everything, it only invites the bad guys to do worse and worse things.”
In the nine months that Biden has been in office, he’s shown time and time again that he is a genuinely terrible leader. As per usual, Cruz is spot on with his analysis. Biden’s vaccine mandate is nothing more than an illegal distraction from his own horrific mistakes in Afghanistan.
This piece was written by James Samson on September 20, 2021. It originally appeared in RedVoiceMedia.com and is used by permission.
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