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Ted Cruz Refuses to Rule Out Another Gov't Shutdown in Struggle to Stop Obamacare

In his first sit-down interview since the end of the government shutdown, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) vowed to keep fighting President Barack Obama's signature health care law, refusing to rule out another possible shutdown.

"So you would do it again?" ABC News' John Karl asked the Texas firebrand.

"I would do anything and continue to do everything I can to stop the train wreck that is Obamacare," Cruz answered.

"Will you rule out pushing to the brink of another shutdown?" Karl asked, pressing Cruz.

"I know you want to nail down future tactical decisions. What I intend to do is continue standing with the american people to stop Obamacare because it isn't working," Cruz responded.

"People hated the shutdown," Karl told the controversial senator. "They hated this impasse."

"And this was seen as the ted cruz shutdown. You more than any single individual were seen as the one that triggered this crisis to begin with," Karl added.

"Politicians tried to call it that. And a lot of the media did, too," Cruz answered.

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