Ted Cruz came under fire for this tweet posted June 19 expressing one of his concerns about the immigration bill:
If Gang of 8 bill passes, those newly legalized are exempted from Obamacare. HUGE incentive for employers to hire them instead of Americans.
— Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) June 19, 2013
But, despite the critics, Cruz may have a point. Yesterday Cruz tweeted a follow-up including an interview explaining his stance:
Gang of 8 bill gives employers an incentive to hire those here illegally over Americans. Why? Listen: http://t.co/HcKyUcufxS
— Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) June 20, 2013