Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) accused Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) of acting like “a complete ass” after the Ohio Democrat asked Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AZ), who was presiding over the Senate Monday evening, to wear a mask.
“This is idiotic. Sherrod Brown is being a complete ass. He wears a mask to speak—when nobody is remotely near him—as an ostentatious sign of fake virtue,” Cruz said of Brown, adding that Sullivan “was over 50 feet away” as the Democrat made his request.
“Last I checked 50 feet is more than 6 feet,” Cruz added:
This is idiotic. Sherrod Brown is being a complete ass.
He wears a mask to speak—when nobody is remotely near him—as…
The clash occurred Monday evening after Brown took to the Senate floor to voice his opposition to Judith Shelton, a nominee for the Federal Reserve. But