Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, mentioned Sunday that President Biden’svaccine mandate for personal firms is designed to fail and getting used solely as a distraction from his “catastrophe” in Afghanistan.

During an look on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures,” Cruz mentioned Biden’s rule requiring companies with 100 or additional staff to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine or weekly testing is “illegal” and solely meant to get the Democratic president as soon as extra in the media’s good graces after he was extensively criticized for his chaotic navy withdrawal in Afghanistan.

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“They want to change the topic from Afghanistan,” the senator mentioned. “It’s why Biden issued this completely illegal and unconstitutional vaccine mandate, because he wanted to change the topic from the disaster in Afghanistan. 

“The vaccine mandate goes to be struck down in courtroom. They know that,” he continued. “But the president is defying the legal guidelines on account of he wished the press to begin defending him and cease speaking about the disasters in Afghanistan. And he’s relying on a bunch of massive firms, significantly, forcing their staff to comply prior to the matter is ever adjudicated and prior to the order is struck down.”

Cruz went on to argue that every policy decision by Biden, foreign and domestic, has been driven by “pure politics.”

“When it comes to Afghanistan, Joe Biden and his administration presided over the worst overseas safety disaster in a experience,” he said. “They put politics in entrance of all the gadgets else. They deserted Americans behind enemy traces, and it was a catastrophe. We have been routed there, on account of Joe Biden surrendered. 

“He fled and left hundreds if not thousands of Americans in harm’s way and we are going to be paying the price – our nation is going to pay the price for our president’s weakness and incompetence for years to come,” he added.

Cruz furthermore mentioned the world is method a lot much less protected due to Biden’s actions in Afghanistan, arguing that America’s adversaries have taken phrase of the president’s weak spot and won’t hesitate to revenue from it, citing China as an illustration.

“Unfortunately, I believe the chances of a Chinese amphibious assault on Taiwan have increased tenfold in the last month,” Cruz mentioned. “If that happens it would be utterly disastrous, but weakness invites aggression.”

“When you have a president who rolls over for everything, it only invites the bad guys to do worse and worse things,” he mentioned.

Ten Chinese plane entered Taiwan’s air security zone on Friday, the day after the democratically dominated island launched a $9 billion enhance to navy spending to counter the menace from mainland China, which considers Taiwan as a part of its territory.