HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM) – About 10 people disrupted Sen. Ted Cruz’s Monday night rally in Houston before approximately 1,200 supporters at Houston Baptist University.
The hecklers began shouting and were quickly escorted out. Then, they apparently went upstairs and continued making a scene. Others then ran down the aisle with a banner.
Police escorted them out.
Senator Cruz said the hecklers must have been confused and thought they were at a rally for Democrat Bernie Sanders.
“To all the coddled little university leftist with their safe zones afraid of trigger warnings, this is the USA and if truth hurts your precious ears, go hide at a Bernie Sanders rally,” Senator Cruz said followed by cheers.
Cruz told those interrupting his rally while they have a right to free speech, they don’t have a right to disrupt others.
Cruz told reporters he’s happy to be back in his hometown, and he’s looking forward to voting Tuesday morning.
Republicans are predicting one million more people will vote in the primary which would be a new record.
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