U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz speaks during the Road to Majority convention at Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Fla., on Friday, June 18, 2021. (Stephen M. Dowell

Sen. Cruz slams critical race theory

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) denounced critical race theory as a bigoted ideology no better than the Ku Klux Klan. At the Faith and Freedom Conference on Friday, the Republican senator argued the left makes people feel isolated in their beliefs.