Latest Fact-checks on Ted Cruz Ted Cruz stated on May 1, 2018 in a tweet: Says Beto O’Rourke had a "resolution to legalize all narcotics--including heroin and other deadly opioids." Ted Cruz stated on April 11, 2018 in a commentary on the Fox News website: Says Facebook shut down a "Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day." Ted Cruz stated on March 6, 2018 in an audio ad distributed to news organizations: Says Beto O’Rourke wants "open borders and wants to take our guns." Ted Cruz stated on March 7, 2018 in an interview on CNN's "New Day": "The Obama administration had cut $300 million from school safety." Ted Cruz stated on January 22, 2018 in an interview: "I have consistently opposed shutdowns." Ted Cruz stated on December 19, 2017 in Senate floor debate of federal tax legislation: "Every taxpayer, their taxes are going down, except rich people in Manhattan and San Francisco. Some of them, their taxes may go up." Ted Cruz stated on November 6, 2017 in an interview with Shannon Bream of Fox News: "In 2010, 48,000 felons and fugitives lied and illegally tried to purchase guns. They [The Obama administration] prosecuted only 44 of them." Ted Cruz stated on November 6, 2017 in Fox News interview: "The Democrats filibustered the legislation that would’ve resulted in this shooter being in federal prison instead of murdering those innocents in that Texas church." Ted Cruz stated on September 30, 2017 in remarks before the NE Tarrant Tea Party group: On preserving 60-vote threshold to end a Senate filibuster. Ted Cruz stated on September 24, 2017 in an interview at the Texas Tribune Festival: "In 2017, I've done 17 town halls." Ted Cruz stated on August 28, 2017 in an MSNBC interview: "Two-thirds of the (Hurricane Sandy relief) bill had nothing to do with Sandy." Ted Cruz stated on April 28, 2017 in a speech to the National Rifle Association: "The first Congress passed a law mandating that every able-bodied man must own a musket." Ted Cruz stated on November 27, 2016 in an interview on ABC's This Week: "In 2015 roughly 10,000 political arrests occurred in Cuba. That is five times as many as occurred in 2010, when there were only about 2,000." Ted Cruz stated on October 26, 2016 in a rally for a Colorado U.S. Senate nominee: "There is long historical precedent for a Supreme Court with fewer justices." Ted Cruz stated on September 24, 2016 in responding to an audience member's question at the Texas Tribune Festival.: Hillary Clinton "supports unlimited abortion on demand up until the moment of birth, including partial-birth abortion, with taxpayer funding." Ted Cruz stated on September 8, 2016 in Senate floor remarks: "If Congress fails to act, the Obama administration intends to give away control of the internet to an international body akin to the United Nations." Ted Cruz stated on May 14, 2016 in his speech at the Republican Party of Texas convention: Barack Obama issued a decree "demanding that every public school now allow grown men and boys into the little girls’ bathroom." Ted Cruz stated on April 21, 2016 in an online campaign ad: Says Donald Trump "has the second-highest disapproval ratings of anyone running for president." Ted Cruz stated on March 28, 2016 in a campaign email: "The Obama administration has even joined Islamist governments in sponsoring a U.N. resolution that would shred our First Amendment by threatening to make discussion of radical Islamism potentially illegal." Ted Cruz stated on May 2, 2016 in a TV ad: Says Donald Trump "brings in hundreds of foreign workers to replace Americans." Ted Cruz stated on April 30, 2016 in a speech at the California Republican Party Convention: "Here in California, Donald Trump has given $12,000 to Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom and Kamala Harris." Ted Cruz stated on May 1, 2016 in an interview on "Meet the Press": Says Donald Trump’s "only economic agenda is imposing massive taxes on the American people with a 40 percent tax hike of a giant tariff." Ted Cruz stated on May 1, 2016 in an interview on "Meet the Press": Says both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton say Planned Parenthood is "terrific and that it should keep taxpayer funding." Ted Cruz stated on April 22, 2016 in an attack ad: Says Donald Trump thinks "a grown man pretending to be a woman (should) be allowed to use the women's restroom." Ted Cruz stated on April 25, 2016 in remarks in Borden, Ind.: "I earned more votes in the state of Wisconsin than Donald Trump did in New York." Ted Cruz stated on April 11, 2016 in a campaign speech: "The polling shows over and over again that, unlike Donald Trump, that with me as the nominee, we beat Hillary Clinton." Ted Cruz stated on April 3, 2016 in ad paid for by campaign for Ted Cruz: Says a company that got tax breaks from the state later "laid off 100 Ohioans, even as its CEO cut a half-million-dollar check to Kasich’s super PAC." Ted Cruz stated on April 7, 2016 in an interview on CNN: "Poll after poll after poll shows me beating Hillary." Ted Cruz stated on March 30, 2016 in a CNN town hall in Milwaukee: "The EPA has tried to define a puddle or a drainage ditch on your farm to be navigable waters and thus subject to massive environmental regulations." Ted Cruz stated on March 21, 2016 in an interview on CNN: "Ukraine voluntarily gave up its nuclear weapons because the United States of America" said it would "ensure (its) territorial integrity from Russia."