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Ted Cruz Challenges President Obama to 'Come Back and Insult Me to My Face'

Source: ABC News

A fired-up Sen. Ted Cruz this morning challenged President Obama to a debate over Syrian refugees, lashing out at Obama over his Tuesday comments in the Philippines.

"I want to encourage you, Mr. President, come back and insult me to my face," Cruz said today. "Letís have a debate on Syrian refugees right now. We can do it anywhere you want. I prefer it in the United States and not overseas where youíre making insults. Itís easy to toss a cheap insult when no one can respond, but letís have a debate.

"I got to tell you, it is utterly unbefitting of the president to be engaging in those kind of personal insults and attacks," he continued.

The Texas Republican and presidential candidate appeared outside the Capitol Hill Club with recent supporter Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, who also called Obama's comments "more than a little rich."

Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/ted-cruz-challenges-president-obama-back-insult-face/story?id=35279725

Is this a thinly veiled threat by Cruz?
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