Top 5 Moments From Ted Cruz’s Epic Hours Long Anti-ObamaCare Speech

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore

Tea party conservative Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) stood tall against President Barack Obama’s health care law on Tuesday, vowing to speak until he could “no longer stand” in a bid to prevent Senate Democrats from restoring the Obamacare funds that the U.S. House voted to strip.

“I rise today in opposition to Obamacare,” Cruz said at 2:41 p.m. ET. He referred to the law as a job killer and a “liberal train wreck.” Seven hours later, he was still going strong.

Here are the top 5 moments from Cruz’s epic anti-Obamacare speech on the Senate floor…so far:

5. CRUZ COMPARES CONGRESS TO THE WWF
“It’s wrestling matches where it’s all rigged, the outcome is pre-determined. They know in advance who’s going to win and lose and it’s all for show!

4. #DEFUNDOBAMACAREBECAUSE: TED CRUZ READS YOUR TWEETS

In addition to the #DefundObamacareBecause hashtag that was trending on Twitter Tuesday, Sen. Cruz also noted that the #MakeDCListen was also gaining steam.

Cruz read a sampling of #DefundObamacareBecause tweets on the Senate floor on Tuesday, allowing the Americans to be directly involved in his effort to defund Obamacare.

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