2. And Sen. Ted Cruz’s staff appears to be pretty celebratory on Twitter in response. The senator and the majority leader have clashed before, most notably over Obamacare. Here are tweets from three top staffers.
3. Cruz’s speechwriter and senior communications adviser:
— Amanda Carpenter (@amandacarpenter)
4. Cruz’s chief of staff:
Is DC Listening yet?
— Chip Roy (@chiproytx)
5. Cruz’s press secretary, responding to a tweet from Erick Erickson on stories about the “Tea Party dying” in the mainstream media: