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Colorado's Senator Bennet's Speech on Ted Cruz's Crocodile Tears on Government Shutdown Goes Viral

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Bennet struck out at the Republican; reflecting on the 2013 shutdown taking  place in the wake of Colorado floods, Bennet said Cruz's 'crocodile tears' were 'too hard for me to take, because when the senator from Texas shut this government down in 2013, my state was flooded. It was underwater. 

Bennet's voice rising: 'People were killed. People's houses were destroyed. Their small businesses were ruined, forever! And because of the senator from Texas, this government was shut down, for politics. Then he surfed to a second-place finish in the Iowa caucuses—a word of no help to the first responders, to the teachers, to the students whose schools were closed, with a federal government that was shut down because of the junior senator from Texas. Now, it's his business, not my business, why he supports a president who wants to erect a medieval barrier on the border of Texas.

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