• Ted Cruz called for state energy regulation despite lauding Texas' lack of regulation 2 years ago

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    GOP Sen. Ted Cruz gestures as he speaks to members of the media during the fifth day of the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, February 13, 2021.
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    Ted Cruz wants regulators to "act swiftly" on high energy bills from the Texas winter storm.
    In 2019, however, Cruz lauded Texas for low regulation in its energy sector.
    In 1999, Texas shifted control of its energy grid to private generators and other groups.
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  • Donald Trump Jr. uses a wall of guns as backdrop to launch video attack against teaching unions

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Trump Jr. uses guns as a backdrop in a video in which he attacked teachers' unions, uploaded on February 20, 2021.
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    Donald Trump Jr. uploaded a video over the weekend using a backdrop of a wall of guns.
    Trump criticized teachers and teachers' unions in the video, saying they were trying to avoid a return to school.
    The reason for Trump Jr.'s decision to film the video in front of multiple guns was unclear.
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    Donald Trump Jr. posted a video on social media channels over the weekend in which he attacked teachers'...
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