Sadler Says Cruz Should Go Back to Canada

Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Paul Sadler, taking a shot at his rival before the GOP convention in Tampa, made Republican Ted Cruz’s foreign birth a campaign issue Friday and said Cruz's policy initiatives are far too radical for Texas.

“He needs to go back to Washington where he’s from, or Canada, because he doesn’t reflect us,” Sadler said. “I was born and raised here … when you cut me, I bleed Texas. He doesn’t, and I don’t have much use for it.”

Cruz was born in Calgary, in Western Canada, but he grew up ...

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