Beto: Cruz’s ‘Attempt at Sedition’ Inspired ‘Attempted Coup’

Beto: Cruz’s ‘Attempt at Sedition’ Inspired ‘Attempted Coup’

January 8, 2021

On Twitter on Wednesday, failed U.S. Senate and presidential candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke accused Sen. Ted Cruz of an “attempt at sedition” for objecting to the counting of 2020 electoral college votes, claiming his action served to “inspire these terrorists and their attempted coup.”

The gun-grabbing totalitarian O’Rourke was responding to Cruz’s tweet in which the senator spoke about the chaos at the U.S. Capitol, urging peacefulness and praising the Capitol police.

“Violence is always unacceptable. Even when passions run high,” Cruz posted. “Anyone engaged in violence—especially against law enforcement—should be fully prosecuted. God bless the Capitol Police and the honorable men & women of law enforcement who show great courage keeping all of us safe.”

In response to O’Rourke’s ridiculous accusations, Cruz responded: “Stop stoking division. Stop spreading hatred. Stop using malicious rhetoric (such as false & reckless charges of “sedition”). Stop showing contempt for the half of the country that disagrees with you. Violence is wrong. We can do better. We are one Nation.#EPluribusUnum.”

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