Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) claimed Wednesday that he never intended to delay a vote on a budget deal. "My focus is on the substance. My focus is, I think, where the America people's focus is," Cruz said, once more deriding Obamacare. The Texas Senator stood for 21 hours on the Senate floor in a faux filibuster starting September 24.

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