Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) was on “The Kelly File” tonight, where he blasted President Barack Obama’s address on his ISIS strategy as “fundamentally unserious.”

Cruz charged the president as seeking to diminish the threat of ISIS, suggesting that it is primarily a regional threat.


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“What we didn’t see tonight was a commander-in-chief focused on U.S. national security interests who stood up and said there are radical Islamic terrorists who have declared war on the United States, who are murdering Christians, who have murdered two American journalists, and who have promised to take jihad to America, and we will respond with overwhelming air force to take them out.”

Cruz said Obama, Hillary Clinton and John Kerry have repeatedly focused on “peripheral political goals."

"I think the president should come to Congress and ask for authorization," he said. "You want a demonstration of presidential hubris? Look no further than this speech tonight."

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