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Chris Wallace Stunned: "GOP Leaders Sent Me Opposition Research on Ted Cruz!" - Video

9/22/13 - Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace said Sunday morning that he'd received opposition research from other Republicans about Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) in advance of Cruz's appearance this morning, a serious indication of how upset the GOP is with the Senator leading the risky charge to defund ObamaCare. "This has been one of the strangest weeks I've ever had in Washington," Wallace said. "As soon as we listed Ted Cruz as our featured guest this week, I got unsolicited research and questions, not from Democrats but from top Republicans, to hammer Cruz."


"This was a strategy laid out by Mike Lee (R-UT) and Ted Cruz without any consultation with their colleagues," said Karl Rove. "With all due respect to my junior Senator from Texas, I suspect this is the first time that the end game was described to any Republican Senator. They had to tune in to listen to you to find out what Ted's next step was in the strategy."



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Working from the theory that

Working from the theory that Cruz is being positioned to steal Rand's thunder, I believe this could be nothing more than a ploy to bolster Cruz's anti-establishment credibility.

Rove said.. Didn't Treat with respect

So a good follow-up question to Rove would have been. I see, so the Wacko Birds should have showed the rest of the Senate some more respect.

It's code for...

It's code for "They didn't sit down and shut up like they were told to".

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

Let me guess

I haven't watched it, but to me if these fellow republicans wrote to him to put cruz under the bus, well that to me is news and I want the names of these fellow republicans.

As usual, Republicans are "eating their own".

It really is a shame the criminals in both parties have made it virtually impossible to successfully launch a third party. I would love to Lee and Cruz defect to the LP, shattering the GOP leadership and sending it to the dustbin of history, where it belongs.

Advise from a huge liar and war criminal

Carl Rove. Not to mention his part in the attack 911.

He wonders why anyone would keep him out of the loop. What a joke. These fools will continue to lie cheat steal and war monger untill they dry up and dissapear. Carl no one believes you anymore, your a dirty old sock puppet.


Ted Cruz and Mike Lee

Ted Cruz and Mike Lee, Ted Cruz and Mike Lee, Ted Cruz and Mike Lee.....

Ignore Rand Paul, Justin Amash and Thomas Massie.

Of the entire thread so far

you and shuleba are the only ones who are seeing what is occurring.

I am focusing on local/state. It is congress/senate who restrain the president, no matter who she/he may be.

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

That's weak! Come on Chris

You can't say something like that and then not call out who specifically sent the information in.

You know its bad when even the right wing mouthpiece (Fox) is shocked.


I want to hear there names too. That to me is the news!

It's gonna be fun watching

It's gonna be fun watching Rove slowly lose his power and influence. I look forward to the day I see his MSM appearances relegated to irrelevant NPR radio talk shows.

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. Albert Einstein

If the old guard is upset

If the old guard is upset with Ted Cruz & Mike Lee for engineering their own strategy ...then who is hyping Rand Paul?

A changing of the guard in the Republican Party,

And the corrupt, dishonest and useless old guard dislikes the NEW guard so much that they happily shoot them in the back with any opportunity at all.

So why should Ted and Mike

So why should Mike and Ted tell anyone about their strategies beforehand? F all them M-Fers who would try to do something about it beforehand. Screw them A-holes.


are mad because they only wanted to TALK about cutting spending and defunding Obamacare and now they are being forced to vote and and put their names on paper. It's much more difficult to actually walk the walk. This is what being held accountable feels like.

Man, Rove is PISSED!

Man, Rove is PISSED!

Andrew Napolitano for President 2016!

"Patriotism should come from loving thy neighbor, not from worshiping Graven images." - ironman77

Rove talks like people care

Rove talks like people care what this old fat bald dinosaur has to say. He talks like his opinion matters. How out of touch.

Earth to Rove; Your opinion

Earth to Rove; Your opinion doesn't matter anymore you sick twisted porky pig!

You jerk!

Don't insult porky pig! ;P

Rove credits Wallace as how the NeoCons

learned about the Liberty Movement! Epic Fail!

These guys are in CRASH MODE and don't have anybody under 70 listening!

They have NO CLUE. Their Dialectic has come undone.

That bogus poll...

...where people favor ObamaCare 37-29 must have just polled socialists. Because based on townhall turnouts and the general sentiment I see out there it's more like 75% against it and 15% for with 10% unsure.

Just more Rove disinformation. I hate Fox.

"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a rEVOLution before tomorrow morning." - Henry Ford

as far as electability sir?

Do you have any?

R3ovlUTION charles walker 8322474577

oh... I remember that - it was such blatant disrespect

to one of the greatest men of our time. it was just hideous.

It's all theater

Cruz is a establishment plant.

I don't know about Cruz yet.

But Politicians FOLLOW, they don't LEAD. (Statesmen are different matter, but not the subject of this right now.)

Regardless of Cruz's honest loyalty, He is Having to respect the Liberty Movement.

It's way more about American Culture than it is any politician.

"We have a new top tier. Mitt

"We have a new top tier. Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, Michelle Bachman, and I think we should mention...Rick Santorum. I think that's fair to say."

The last group of liar puppets theifs and war mongers who

Cheated America out of a Ron Paul president not get rewarded moved up to the top tier of the sold out bogus GOP.

Its very funny that they think this is a promotion. The titanic is being sunk and these sold out slugs are more focused upon their new promotion to the captians staff than the fact the ship is intentionaly being sunk by their bosses.


Looks like Karl Rove sent in the opposition research

He had all the facts at his fingertips.

We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.

-C. S. Lewis

Yup - that's what I thought

"Top republicans" - and then he has Rove on the show, rattling all this stuff off.

Gee - I wonder who it could have been that sent him the goods?

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