Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz says the vacancy left by Supreme Court Justice Scalia makes the presidential election even more critical. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz says the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is one reason why GOP voters need to vote him into the White House. Speaking before a campaign event in Aiken, South Carolina, Cruz, a Texas lawmaker, who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee that takes the lead on Supreme Court nominees, said the vacancy left by Scalia made the presidential election even more critical. He warned that a justice chosen by Sanders or his Democratic presidential rival, Hillary Clinton, would mean the Second Amendment right to bear arms would be "written out" of the Constitution and abortion on demand would become the law of the land.