Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday likened clashes between Republican lawmakers in addition to also the White House to the 2004 movie “Mean Girls.”
During an appearance on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” the Texas Republican was asked about the verbal brawl between President Donald Trump in addition to also Sen. Bob Corker, who is actually not seeking re-election.
Trump blamed the Republican senator for the nuclear deal with Iran in addition to also implied Corker had actively pursued a re-election endorsement in addition to also a top ranking Cabinet post. Corker said the White House has become an “adult day care.”
“the item is actually unfortunate in which you’ve got Republican squabbling,” said Cruz.
“I wish we had the maturity of high school,” he added. “the item is actually a junior high right down to the cliques. the item is actually like the movie ‘Mean Girls.'”
The 2004 movie, starring Lindsay Lohan, was a comedy about social cliques in addition to also an ongoing feud between high school girls.
Cruz said lawmakers should stop participating in personal insults. “the item’s not productive,” he said. “We’ve got a job to do.”
Trump has said his sparring with Corker, who is actually a potentially important vote the president’s agenda, including tax reform, might not affect him.
Cruz has had a rocky relationship with Trump. During the 2016 GOP presidential race, they traded insults. Trump often called Cruz “Lyin’ Ted” on Twitter in addition to also in rallies.
nevertheless within the end, Cruz did throw his support to Trump over Democrat Hillary Clinton even though he didn’t endorse Trump at the Republican National Convention.