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Ted Cruz: First Thing I'll Do As President Is Send Flowers And Condolences To Reporters Checking Into Therapy

He said the second thing he'll do is start planning a pig roast on the South Lawn of the White House.

Posted on June 8, 2015, at 10:26 a.m. ET

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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz poked fun at reporters at a town hall event last week, saying he'd send a condolence note to reporters and editors that would have to check themselves into therapy if he were elected president.

"Let me start by saying if I'm elected, January 2017, I suppose the first thing I should do is send flowers and a note of condolences to all of the reporters and editors who've check themselves into therapy," said Cruz to radio host Jeff Kuhner at a WRKO town hall event.

Cruz also said he would start planning for a Cuban pig roast on the South Lawn of the White House on December 24, 2017.

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