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After fierce criticism for delaying landmark veterans bill, Ted Cruz votes to pass it

Cruz drew ire last week for fist bumping another senator who also voted against advancing the bill that will help provide care for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits. On Tuesday, he joined Senators in passing the legislation.

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks with U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) during a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting at Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. on Dec. 2, 2021.

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