Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) says Republicans should use "any and all means necessary" to prevent President Obama from acting unilaterally on immigration reform, even if that risks triggering another government shutdown.
To be sure, this is not a direct threat about shutting down the government. But trying to block executive orders via a government funding bill could risk another shutdown like the one Cruz championed last year in a failed bid to stop ObamaCare.
Cruz's remark comes two weeks after he seemed to throw cold water on the idea of another shutdown, saying, "There is one person and one person only talking about shutting down the government, and that is the White House."
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