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Ted Cruz Wants People Held Accountable for Antifa Attack of Journalist

Sen Ted Cruz speaks out about injured journalist

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Sunday called on law enforcement personnel to hold multiple people responsible for the Antifa attack against conservative journalist Andy Ngo.

Ngo was attacked on Saturday while covering Antifa protests in Portland, Oregon. Video footage shows Antifa protestors hitting and kicking Ngo. One even threw a “milkshake” mixed with quick-dry cement at the journalist.

Cruz wanted the mainstream media to report on what happened and not ignore what took place, which typically happens when a conservative is attacked.

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Sickening criminal assault. To mainstream “journalists”: don’t cover this up, don’t ignore it. https://twitter.com/dailycaller/status/1145186395293716480 
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Journalist Andy Ngo, who covers Antifa activity, was attacked at a Portland rally Saturday and has reportedly been admitted to the hospital.
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But he also wanted local law enforcement to find out who committed the crimes and prosecute them.

Ted Cruz 
@tedcruz
To law enforcement: find & prosecute these violent felons. https://twitter.com/tedcruz/status/1145212299914952704 
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Cruz also said Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler should have charges brought against him for telling police to stand down during these protests, instead of protecting citizens from “domestic terrorists.”

Ted Cruz 
@tedcruz
To federal law enforcement: investigate & bring legal action against a Mayor who has, for political reasons, ordered his police officers to let citizens be attacked by domestic terrorists. https://tinyurl.com/y2udrv5d  https://twitter.com/tedcruz/status/1145212511966441473 

Ngo reported multiple instances of Antifa attacks. It wasn’t until the third attack, which was caught on camera, that police responded.

“Where have you been?” Ngo asked police, which was seen during his live periscope.

CNN’s Brian Stelter actually condemned the attacks that took place, saying they’re “unacceptable.”

Source: Sen. Cruz Wants Multiple People Held Accountable For Antifa Attacks On Conservative Journalist

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