Though the senator has since become one of Trump's staunchest defenders, the president nonetheless staged a massive rally in Houston just two weeks before Election Day to ensure his conservative base wouldn't abandon Cruz.
He also references the "Cruz is the Zodiac Killer" joke by saying that Cruz's stance on repealing Obamacare would kill way more people than the Zodiac ever did.
Despite the jokes at his expense, Cruz did play along with the bit, even telling a police officer who appeared to be holding Triumph back that everything was okay. He doesn't quite pull off a full interview this time either, but he does get the chance to briefly come come face-to-fur with Cruz as he works his way through the crowd at a rally, and boy is it ever worth the effort. "Just remember", Cruz tells Triumph, "it wasn't the Republicans, it was the Democrats that took you into the vet to get fixed".
"You told me this is very emotional for you", Haake noted. This is merely the bark; the bite is reserved for Ted Cruz.
"I am so proud each and every day to stand up and fight for you and defend you", Cruz said. "Besides the ability to regenerate his tail!" Not counting outside money, the Cruz-O'Rourke contest was 2018's most expensive Senate race.
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"Which do you think was harder for Ted to forgive?"
O'Rourke had reminded voters of Cruz's original Trump moniker - "Lyin' Ted" - when the candidates last faced off against each other in late October. "See, because he's a reptile".
After interviewing the candidates, Triumph joined in with Cruz supporters to chant that he is a "lion of the Senate". "See, because he's a ugly fish monster".
'I support spaying and neutering, just like Trump did to you!', Triumph quipped. O'Rourke supported various progressive initiatives, including the implementation of universal health care and looser immigration laws. I'm not overwhelming scientific evidence of global warming!" and "Ted, quick question! Triumph asks when he finally has a brief audience with Cruz.