Ted Cruz rips Fox's Wallace for the ‘train wreck’ and calls for journalists to stop moderating debates


Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is blaming Fox News' Chris Wallace for what he called the "train wreck" that was Tuesday's presidential debate and says journalists who claim "fake impartiality" shouldn't be allowed to moderate future presidential debates.

In a series of blistering Thursday morning tweets, Cruz argued that "everyone agrees Tuesday's debate was a train wreck" and says a "a major contributing fact was the moderator Chris Wallace, a registered Democrat, repeatedly interrupting to try to help Joe Biden."


Wallace acknowledged in an interview the day after the debate that he was disappointed in the outcome.

“I never dreamt that it would go off the tracks the way it did,” he told The New York Times.

Asked if Trump, who repeatedly interrupted both both Democratic nominee Joe Biden and the moderator, was responsible for derailing the debate, Wallace said: “Well, he certainly didn’t help” but declined to elaborate further.

Cruz on Thursday also highlighted that the moderator of the second Trump-Biden debate scheduled for Oct. 15, Steve Scully, a host and producer for C-SPAN, was a mail-room intern for Biden in 1978 and worked in late Sen. Ted Kennedy’s (D-Mass.) media affairs o... (Read more)

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