Ted Cruz dismantles arguments for Assault Weapons Ban

Ted Cruz

On Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the Assault Weapons Ban proposed by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA). While the hearing didn’t have the fireworks the media was looking for, it did give Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who is in his first weeks in Washington, a chance to shine.

Cruz brilliantly explained that the Assault Weapons Ban is a “singularly ineffective piece of legislation.” Cruz then noted that those pushing the legislation are misleading Americans with their rhetoric by making them believe that machine guns, which are already illegal, are what they’re target.

You can watch Cruz’s full remarks and questions to witnesses before the committee — and believe me, you want to catch every minute of this:

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