CNN’s Chris Cuomo fumed at Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday after the Texas Republican fired off an impertinent tweet whereas the Senate was offered with damning proof throughout the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.
“So look, here’s what’s clear after today. There can be no good faith disagreement. The facts all point to Trump and his actions,” Cuomo stated. “There can only be bad faith, like this. Sen. Ted Cruz tweeting during this trial about breast milk.”
Cruz complained in a tweet that it was “Orwellian” that the phrases “‘breast milk’ are now forbidden” due to one hospital’s efforts to be extra inclusive by utilizing phrases like “human milk” and “chest milk” as an alternative.
Later throughout the afternoon’s proceedings, the House impeachment managers offered disturbing movies displaying simply how narrowly lawmakers escaped the violent insurrectionists who broke into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. The Democrats additionally confirmed U.S. Capitol Police physique digicam footage displaying their view because the violent rioters attacked them.
“Orwellian?” Cuomo fumed. “Sir, you might be at a trial that you just’re not even being attentive to, the place you might be saying that what occurred didn’t actually occur, since you don’t wish to must cope with the truth.
“That, my brother, is Orwellian. Breast milk, why is that on your mind? Focus, Ted. If you got off Trump’s teat a little bit, maybe you wouldn’t be thinking about breast milk so much. Do your damn job! If Trump had his way, maybe you, but certainly not all of you, would’ve made it out of there.”
Cruz and Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) led the cost to dispute the certification of President Joe Biden’s election win, which was interrupted by the mob of pro-Trump extremists who additionally sought to overturn the outcomes of the election. Cruz was one in every of 44 Republicans to vote Tuesday to throw out the trial.
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