Sen Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzRomney: Plan to challenge the “outrageous ploy” of the elections that “threatened” the country of Toomey “dangerously” Murkowski opposes GOP efforts to question election results (Texas) on Sunday called on critics of his challenge to presidential election results to “tone down the rhetoric.”

“I think everyone needs to calm down,” said Cruz, who on Saturday led a group of 11 GOP senators who said they would question the results of multiple state presidential elections, in Fox News’ Sunday Morning Futures “”

“I think we need to tone down the rhetoric. This is already a volatile situation. It’s like a tinderbox that burning matches are thrown into,” said Cruz

Cruz criticized “hype” and “angry language” in response to his statement on Saturday and accused the Democrats of “pressing for my arrest and charges of sedition and treason”

“This is not helpful at a time when we compete against each other. Relax and let’s do our job,” he said, “We have a responsibility to obey the law”

Cruz and the other GOP Senators have been criticized for saying they would question the results, including by fellow Republicans GOP Sens Ben SasseBen SasseToomey, Murkowski, who opposes the GOP’s efforts to question the election results Face 11 Senate Republicans Say They Will Oppose Electoral College Findings Wednesday GOP Legislature Criticizes Trump, Colleagues For Trying To MORE Discredit The Election (Neb) And Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyRomney: Plan That Election “egregious ploy” that “dangerously threats” Toomey country to challenge Murkowski to oppose GOP efforts to question election results 11 Senate Republicans say they will oppose Electoral College results both have said that political ambition outweighs principle in challenges

Cruz joined 10 other GOP senators including Sens Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonSenate Democrats blame GOP colleagues for saying they are against the Electoral College results Sunday shows preview: Senate candidates prepare for runoff elections in Georgia; Government Advances Coronavirus Vaccine Adoption 11 Senate Republicans Say They Will MORE Oppose Electoral College Findings On Wednesday (Wis), Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnSenate Democrats blame GOP colleagues for saying they oppose Electoral College findings11 Senate Republicans Say They Will Oppose Electoral College Results Wednesday Nashville Mayor Says Trump Hasn’t Called MORE (Tenn) Since The Bombing Of MORE (Tenn) And John KennedyJohn Neely KennedyMORE (La) It Was Followed By Sen Josh HawleyJoshua (Josh) David HawleyRomney : Plan to Contest Election Campaign Dangerously Threatening Land of Pence Welcomes Legislature’s Efforts to Object to Electoral College Findings Toomey, Murkowski, Oppose GOP Efforts to MORE question election results (R- Mo) announces that he will object to the certification of President-Elect Joe Bide n will rise Joe Biden The Court of Appeal dismisses Gohmert’s election lawsuit against Pence Romney: Plot to challenge “outrageous election trick” that “threatens the country dangerously” Pence welcomes “Legislative efforts to” raise objections “Electoral College leads to MORE and Electoral College victory enforces a formal vote in both houses of Congress

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