Rep. Dan Crenshaw wasn’t the only lawmaker tackled by right-wing social media activist Alex Stein at the Texas Republican Party convention in Houston.
Mr Stein also shouted abuse at Senator Ted Cruz whom he called a coward and a globalist, asked how he could love Donald Trump after he called his wife ugly and reminded him of his vacation in Cancun during the coronavirus crisis. electricity in Texas in 2021 as the state lived. record low temperatures.
In a video clip posted to Twitter by Mr. Stein, he begins by saying, “If you care about America, why did you do this to your constituents in the freezing cold?
Mr. Cruz replied, “I’m sure you think you’re really smart…” but was cut off.
“Oh, I’m smart,” Mr. Stein replied. “Because you are a globalist, you are doing more for Ukraine than for America.”
Changing the subject, the activist said: ‘Why did you become Trump’s best friend after he made fun of your wife? Why do you do that?”
The senator, seated at a booth, attempted to respond to Mr. Stein who was standing above him during the heated exchange but was shouted at.
“You see, I love America, you don’t. You care more about the Ukraine-Russia border than the Texas-Mexico border, why?”
When Mr. Stein was pushed away by staff, he responded by shouting, “Why are you a globalist?”
“You are a globalist, Ted. You know it, buddy. And that’s why you’re a coward and a liar. You know it, and I know it,” he shouted.
He added: “When people were freezing and dying, you were in Cancun, Mexico. You remember it? Remember when you had the all-inclusive buffet when people were freezing? »
Mr. Stein was whisked away and then walked out of the convention by security.
The activist also heckled Rep Crenshaw, also calling him a ‘globalist’ and angering many by referring to the veteran who lost an eye in combat as ‘Eyepatch McCain’.
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