Ted Cruz, Scarborough Get into Testy Exchange: 'I Don't Need You To Lecture Me' [VIDEO]

Senator Ted Cruz on Wednesday got into a heated exchange with MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough over gun control.

In an appearance on “Morning Joe,” Cruz and Scarborough debated AR-15 rifles, constitutional law and the Second Amendment. At a particularly contentious point in the argument, Scarborough accused Cruz of talking “down” to him.

“I don’t need you to lecture me on what the Supreme Court does and what it doesn’t do,” Scarborough said. “You can talk down to me all you want to.”

Cruz and Scarborough had been arguing over whether the Second Amendment and the related 2008 Supreme Court ruling in Heller v. District of Columbia, which protected the right to possess a firearm such as a handgun.

WATCH HERE: Ted Cruz is well-versed in the law, the constitution and and the Supreme Court rulings on gun rights. He takes it to Scarborough. Great job by Ted Cruz