Ted Cruz: I’d Sign Iran Letter ‘in Large Print’ So The Ayatollah Wouldn’t Need His Glasses

Absolutely no apologies for Iran letter from Senator Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Tuesday defended his signing a letter to Iranian leaders along with 46 other GOP senators warning them about the tenuous nature of a deal on Iran’s nuclear program without congressional approval, saying he’d sign it “in large print so that the Ayatollah wouldn’t need his reading glasses.”

Mr. Cruz said the intention of the letter was to defend the United States’ national security, calling the deal being negotiated by the Obama administration “profoundly dangerous both to the security of our friend and ally Israel, but also to American national security.”

“It was intended to stop a bad deal, absolutely" he said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” when asked if it was intended to get in the way of the deal. “And beyond that, it was also intended to defend the Constitution