Cruz denounces lack of any ‘meaningful’ border security policy in House-passed foreign aid package

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) lamented the lack of any “meaningful” efforts to secure the southern border after the House passed a $95 billion foreign aid package on Saturday.

The Lone Star state senator emphasized that the “most disappointing” part of the packaged deal is its lack of any meaningful border policies. However, he did note while speaking on Fox News’s Sunday Morning Futures that “the best parts of the bill” was the $26.3 billion in aid to Israel included in the measure.

He also praised the legislation for including a provision that would force Chinese-owned ByteDance to divest from its stake in the social media giant TikTok.

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

On Saturday, lawmakers voted 215-199 to defeat a border security bill,
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