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Texas Republican tells Cruz: ‘Put your money where your mouth is’ on giving up paycheck

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX), who was promoting Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) as a viable presidential candidate just 10 days ago, challenged him on Monday to give up his paycheck in the increasingly likely event of a federal government shutdown. “Ted, put your money where your mouth is,” Farenthold said in…

Texas Republican: Ted Cruz ‘as eligible as Obama is’ to be President

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX) was called out on Friday for an apparent double standard regarding the presidential eligibility of party colleague Sen. Ted Cruz compared to President Barack Obama in a combative interview with MSNBC host Chris Matthews, refusing to support Obama’s election as legitimate while promoting Cruz as a…

Republican rep. responds to birther: ‘Probably’ enough votes to impeach Obama

In response to a so-called birther constituent who believed that Barack Obama was not born in the United States, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX) said at a town hall event over the weekend that Republicans “probably” had enough votes to impeach the president. According to BuzzFeed, Farenthold was taking questions at…

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