NEW YORK (CBSMiami/AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is calling last week’s election “the revenge of flyover country.”READ MORE: FIU President Mark Rosenberg Resigns, Cites Wife's Health As Reason
In his speech at the conservative Federalist Society Friday, the Republican senator said the “utter astonishment” of Democrats is a result of not listening to the American people. He said voices were crying, “leave us alone.”READ MORE: Miami Weather: Scattered Showers, Keep Umbrella Handy
Cruz lost the GOP primary to President-elect Donald Trump, and didn’t endorse him until late in the race. Without mentioning Trump by name, Cruz said Republicans should move forward by being honest and trustworthy and remembering they serve a cause greater than themselves.
When asked if he might be a candidate for the Supreme Court’s open seat, Cruz said “history is long and can take unexpected paths,” but he looks forward to continuing his time in the Senate.MORE NEWS: Anthony "Big Tony" Moscitello and Anthony "Little Tony" Ferrari Took Plea Deals In Murder Of Miami Subs Founder Gus Boulis
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