Trailing in Polls, O’Rourke Lays into Cruz in Texas Debate

Democrat Beto O'Rourke abandoned his usual message of unity and optimism and laid into Ted Cruz, hoping to reverse polls that show him fading against the Republican incumbent.

  • Published 17 October 2018

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke abandoned his usual message of unity and optimism and laid into Ted Cruz, hoping to reverse polls that show him fading against the Republican incumbent during the second debate of a Texas Senate race that has become one of the nation's most closely watched. During the opening moments of the debate Tuesday night, Cruz criticized O'Rourke for past votes supporting a never-enacted oil production tax that might have hit… Read at AP News