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Texas Elections 2018

Full video rebuts Ted Cruz claim that Beto O’Rourke praised flag burning

The ad released online by the Cruz campaign Tuesday uses portions of an exchange O'Rourke had with an attendee of a town hall. A closer look at the context shows that O'Rourke's statements were not specifically about "flag burning."

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (right) and U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke.

Texas Elections 2018

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz defeated Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke in the race for U.S. Senate. View full 2018 Texas election results or subscribe to The Brief for the latest election news.

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Politics 2018 elections 2018 Texas U.S. Senate Election Beto O'Rourke Ted Cruz