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'American Taliban.' Ted Cruz sounds off after protesters topple Columbus statues


Count Texas Senator Ted Cruz among those who do not agree with the dismounting of Christopher Columbus statues across the United States.

Cruz sent several tweets or retweets Wednesday and Thursday voicing his displeasure about the incidents that have taken place in several U.S. cities this week. Protesters have taken down or vandalized statues of Columbus due to his scrutinized treatment of indigenous tribes.

Sharing an ABC News video of a Columbus statue being taken down in St. Paul, Minnesota, Cruz simply wrote “American Taliban.”

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