By JAVIER MANJARRESRising Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz is asking President Barack Obama to come clean, and tell the truth on Benghazi, the IRS scandal, and Obamacare. Cruz penned his request of the President in an op-ed for the Washington Examiner.
Here is Cruz’s op-ed-
Whether it’s on foreign policy, taxes, or the health-care system our lives depend on, members of the Obama Administration are making it harder to trust them to perform the most very basic functions of public service.
We deserve better. We deserve the truth.President Obama, tell us the truth about what happened in Benghazi, the truth about political groups being targeted by the Internal Revenue Service, and the truth about how problematic Obamacare is turning out to be.
First, Benghazi. Long-simmering skepticism over the State Department’s contention four Americans were murdered in the midst of a “spontaneous” protest against an anti-Islamic YouTube video was confirmed when it was revealed high-ranking administration officials edited out the references to terrorism in their talking points.
Why? The State Department worried the information “could be abused by members of [Congress] to beat up the State Department for not paying attention to warnings…”