Senator Ted Cruz joined me to open Friday’s show:
HH: What a debate last night, and I’m so pleased to open today’s show with United States Senator Ted Cruz. I feel like sending him a Kevlar vest. I gave him the bronze in the debate last night. Senator Cruz, how are you?
TC: Hugh, I’m doing terrific, it’s great to be with you.
HH: Let’s begin with a non-debate subject. It is reported this afternoon that there are 22 emails on Hillary Clinton’s account marked top secret. Darrell Issa has said the FBI has enough evidence to indict her now, but that James Comey is being constrained. What do you make of this?
TC: Look, it is deeply concerning, and it is yet another indication that under Barack Obama, this Department of Justice has been partisan and political. At this point, from what’s publicly known, it appears that Secretary Clinton’s conduct was far more serious than that of General Petraeus. And yet, this Justice Department prosecuted a war hero, and now, even today, is trying to strip one or two stars from General Petraeus after a lifetime of honorable service defending this nation. And yet, in one of the saddest things, if you talk to any reporter who covers Washington, D.C., and you ask the question will Hillary Clinton be indicted, inevitably the answer is well, it depends on what the Obama White House wants. If they decide they want rid of her, then she will be indicted, and if they don’t, she won’t. And you can appreciate as an alumnus of the Department of Justice just how heartbreaking it is that there is an acceptance that the enforcement of criminal justice is decided not by the laws of this country, but by some political hack in the West Wing of the White House. That is not how our Constitution is meant to operate. Continue Reading