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Heidi Cruz complains about Ted’s $174,000 Senate salary: ‘We’re not buying a second home anytime soon’

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Heidi Cruz during an interview on Fox Business (Screenshot)

Heidi Cruz, the wife of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), is upset that she still has to be her household’s primary breadwinner because her husband “only” makes $174,000 a year as a member of the United States Senate.

In an interview with The Atlantic, Cruz complained that her husband’s Senate career has meant that he’s been stuck making less than $200,000 a year for the past seven years, which puts more pressure on her to bring in the bucks.

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“Six to seven years in it, with me being the primary breadwinner — it’s like, ‘Uh, yeah, this is when people say thank you. I’ll now take that appreciation,'” she said. “Yeah, we’re seven years into this, and we’re not buying a second home anytime soon.”

Cruz, who is an investment manager at Goldman Sachs, tells The Atlantic that she’s had to regularly work 70-hour weeks to make enough money to support her family. Despite this, she says she’s still supportive of what her husband is doing in politics.

“I really hope he wins his reelection,” she said. “I really feel mission-driven on what he’s accomplishing.”

Read the whole profile of Cruz here.


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Pat Robertson predicts Trump re-election will usher in apocalypse: ‘By all means get out and vote!’

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Televangelist Pat Robertson predicted President Donald Trump would win re-election, and that would usher in the long-promised End Times.

The 90-year-old broadcaster, who has consistently supported the president who is backed by white evangelicals, told "700 Club" viewers that he was certain Trump would win the Nov. 3 election, and he then warned that trouble would soon follow.

"We've never seen the like of it before, but I want to relate to you again, there is going to be a war," Robertson said. "Ezekiel 38 is going to the next thing down the line. Then a time of peace and then maybe the end, but nobody knows the day or the hour when the lord is going to come back. He said the angels don't know it and only the father knows it, so I'm not sure this is the second coming."

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Mark Meadows admits under oath that Trump lied about declassifying Russia probe documents

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Two weeks ago, President Donald Trump declared that he had declassified all documents related to Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election -- but now his own chief of staff is saying under oath that isn't true.

On October 6th, the president claimed on Twitter that "all Russia Hoax Scandal information was Declassified by me long ago," and then added that "Unfortunately for our Country, people have acted very slowly, especially since it is perhaps the biggest political crime in the history of our Country."

In a follow-up tweet, the president similarly wrote, "I have fully authorized the total Declassification of any & all documents pertaining to the single greatest political CRIME in American History, the Russia Hoax."

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Eric Trump deletes fake image of Ice Cube and 50 Cent wearing Trump 2020 hats after humiliation on Twitter

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Eric Trump faced backlash on Tuesday after he shared a manipulated photo that appeared to show rappers Ice Cube and 50 Cent wearing Trump hats.

President Donald Trump's son shared the image on Twitter. Soon after, the social media network flagged the tweet for using "manipulated media."

Several hours later, the tweet appeared to be deleted.

[caption id="attachment_1678561" align="alignnone" width="286"] Ice Cube and 50 Cent appear in digitally manipulated photograph shared by Eric Trump (Twitter)[/caption]

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