Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) was heckled during an anti-Obamacare event in Dallas, Texas, on Tuesday night. As the senator addressed the crowd, a pair of individuals began chanting: “You have health care, so can we!”
However, Cruz didn’t criticize them or ignore them. Instead, the Texas Republican thanked the men for “sharing” their views and noted the importance of the First Amendment. He later agreed with them – sort of.
The men were eventually drowned out by the crowd’s chants of “USA!”
“Number one, I agree with them,” Cruz went on to say of the two hecklers. “They should have health care, and Obamacare is causing more and more people struggling to climb the economic ladder to lose their health care.”
Watch the video via NBC News:
The Dallas town hall, hosted by Heritage Action for America, was intended to rally support in the upcoming effort to defund Obamacare in the U.S. Senate. President of the Heritage Foundation and former Sen. Jim DeMint also attended.