On Friday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and MSNBC's Joe Scarborough got into a fight over who sold out their values more shamefully in the Trump era.
The argument began with Cruz accusing him of forwarding a "fraudulent" story from Jimmy Kimmel.
Hmm. When you’re on the defensive for being dishonest & corrupt, perhaps best not to forward fraudulent stories fro… https://t.co/9hVBVHecRf— Ted Cruz (@Ted Cruz)1588970020.0
Scarborough shot back, reminding Cruz of how he used to be anti-Trump and then groveled and did his bidding even though he had personally insulted his family.
Ted, when I make a mistake I admit it. You remain mired in shame because you kowtow to a man who called your wife u… https://t.co/YIsuy8hWiY— Joe Scarborough (@Joe Scarborough)1588974800.0
Cruz, uncowed, accused Scarborough of spending the 2016 election cycle chasing Trump for ratings.
Joe, you chased after Trump for 2 years like a teenage girl throwing her panties at the latest boy band; now you pr… https://t.co/3DVdLf0KSZ— Ted Cruz (@Ted Cruz)1588978871.0
At this point, Scarborough's fellow host Chris Hayes cut in to express his amazement that this is what a U.S. senator was spending his time doing.
@tedcruz We've lost 78,000 of our fellow Americans and unemployment is the highest it's been since the Great Depression.— Chris Hayes (@Chris Hayes)1588979012.0