Exclusive: Ted Cruz Accuses ‘Virulently Anti-Israel’ Biden Admin of ‘Funding’ Hamas Attack, Calls to ‘Stand with Israel’

Exclusive: Ted Cruz Accuses ‘Virulently Anti-Israel’ Biden Admin of ‘Funding’ Hamas Attack, Calls to ‘Stand with Israel’

  • October 13, 2023

Joshua Klein, Breitbart

In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News on Thursday, Cruz, who is a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, addressed the “horrific war” unfolding in the Middle East as he described Hamas’s attack on Israel on Saturday as the “greatest attack in 50 years” that Israel has faced.

Cruz also accused the Biden administration of funding the unprecedented terrorist attacks on Saturday “in a very real and concrete way.”

“In the last two and a half years, Joe Biden has flowed more than $50 billion into Iran,” he stated. “Hamas is a proxy for Iran. Iran planned this attack. Iran funded this attack. Iran directed this attack, and it was paid for using the billions that Joe Biden sent to Iran.”

The full quote from the Biden administration, he cited, was as follows: “Due to its overall strength and level of control over Gaza, we assess there is a high risk Hamas could potentially derive indirect, unintentional benefit from US assistance to Gaza.”

“That was their conclusion, that there was a high risk,” he said. “Now, why did they send the money [if], under U.S. anti-terrorism laws, you can’t send money when there’s a high risk it will be used for terrorism?”

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