Dole Paints Dire Picture of Cruz as GOP Nominee

I question his allegiance to the party. I don’t know how often you’ve heard him say the word ‘Republican’ — not very often.

— Former Sen. Bob Dole, saying that the Republican party would suffer “cataclysmic” and “wholesale losses” if Ted Cruz was the nominee and that Donald Trump would fare better, the New York Times reports. Dole added that while Cruz calls himself “conservative,” he preferred a different word for Cruz: “extremist.”

Republicans Sink to New Low: With Former Sen. Leader Bob Dole, 89, a Disabled WWII Vet, in the Chamber, GOP Senators Vote Down U.N. Treaty on Disabled He Was There to Support

Former Republican Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, 89, was wheeled onto the Senate floor yesterday by his wife, former Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-N.C.), to show support for the U.N. Treaty on disabilities, which Republican senators then voted down

Senate Republicans put their paranoia about the United Nations ahead of party loyalty, common sense and, especially, sanity yesterday — and insulted their former leader and their party’s 1996 presidential nominee, disabled World War II veteran Bob Dole to his face — when they voted down a U.N. treaty on disabilities Dole supports while he was on the Senate floor with them yesterday.