Cruz Responds to Obama's Criticism of GOP Rhetoric on Syrian Refugees

Sen. Ted Cruz had sharp words for President Barack Obama's over comments regarding Republican rhetoric on Syrian refugees, saying his statement "is utterly unbefitting of a president," NBC News reported. 

"If you want to insult me, you can do it overseas, you can do it in Turkey, you can do it in foreign countries, but I would encourage you, mister president, come back and insult me to my face," The Texas senator and Republican presidential candidate said this on Capitol Hill Wednesday.

President Obama had harsh words for Republicans calling for a stop of Syrian refugees to the United States, saying such calls are "political posturing" and "contrary to American values."

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