Tuesday on the evening edition of The Chad Hasty Show, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) joined the broadcast to talk about current events including January's capitol riot in Washington, D.C., and the media attacks he's experienced for his family's trip to Mexico during the recent winter storm.

Cruz, speaking in detail about the hearings into the capitol riots, which he described as a terrorist attack, said:

We heard from the former Chief of the Capitol Police, we heard from the Sergeant at Arms in the Senate and the Sergeant at Arms in the House, and then we heard from the acting Chief of Police in the D.C. Metro Police. Their testimony described what occurred in the lead-up to January 6th, and then what occurred on the day of January 6th, when we faced a horrific terrorist attack on the U.S. capitol. In hindsight, all of the law enforcement leaders recognized that we needed to have done a substantially better job surging law enforcement presence, and ensuring that the capitol was secure...I think there is still serious questions to be raised as to why the [requested] National Guard support was denied.

Listen to the entire interview with Senator Ted Cruz in the video above. 

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