TX Sen. Ted Cruz stirs controversy with comment about Bronx border


Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. told Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to "grow up" in response to his comments about the Bronx. (Credit: News 12 The Bronx)

A United States senator from Texas is causing a stir in the borough after making some controversial comments about New York.

At a conservative rally on Saturday, Sen. Ted Cruz compared the contentious border between Texas and Mexico to the border between the Bronx and Manhattan.

Cruz was criticizing New York Sen. Chuck Schumer's stance on border security, saying people who live in Manhattan...

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