Chuck Todd Confronts Ted Cruz on His Belief Ukraine Meddled in Election: ‘You Do?!’
A week after Meet the Press host Chuck Todd accused Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) of pushing Russian propaganda on Ukraine, the NBC News anchor forcefully confronted GOP Sen. Ted Cruz over the Texas lawmaker’s belief that Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election, bringing up President Donald Trump’s smear campaign in the 2016 primary for good measure.
Todd, meanwhile, pressed forward and asked the conservative senator whether or not he believed that Ukraine meddled in the election—a talking point that has gained more traction among Republicans lately.
“I do. And I think there is considerable evidence,” Cruz replied.
“You do?” Todd shot back, expressing shock. “You do?!”
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