"I think one of the most serious issues facing our country today is just how big a dick Ted Cruz is," Franken said to thunderous applause. "I've said it before, but I probably like Ted Cruz more than most of my colleagues liked Ted Cruz, and I hate Ted Cruz. Ted Cruz is probably one of the most famous senators because, as I mentioned, he's a huge dick."
Whether it's yelling at airport checkout counter staff, throwing a tantrum because a fictional muppet received a COVID-19 vaccine or, of course, jetting off to Cancun while his constituents froze during Winter Storm Uri — Cruz does often partakes in what could be considered dickish behavior.
Even so, Cruz responded to Franken's Tuesday monologue on Twitter by calling Franken — who resigned from the U.S. Senate in 2019 after being accused of sexual misconduct — a "serial groper."
"Serial groper…& disgraced, unemployed socialist… is now guest hosting on national television and fantasizing about my genitalia," Cruz tweeted on Wednesday. "Stop calling me, Al. I don't want to date you."
Serial groper…— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) August 17, 2022
& disgraced, unemployed socialist…
is now guest hosting on national television and fantasizing about my genitalia.
Stop catcalling me, Al.
I don’t want date you. https://t.co/FJMiREMwC3
Cruz has been on a roll as of late, calling the U.S. Department of Justice and FBI's search of former President Donald Trump's home a "fishing expedition", among other things, since the "raid" at Mar-a-Lago on Aug. 8.
Most recently, Cruz continued his crusade against the investigation of the former president on Thursday, tweeting that "AG Merrick Garland has turned FBI agents into a nakedly political group of stormtroopers."
Cruz is next up for re-election in 2025.
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