At least Sen. Ted Cruz didn’ t say he was hacked.
At least Sen. Ted Cruz didn’ t say he was hacked.
The Texas Republican said Tuesday “someone” with access to his Twitter account liked a pornographic tweet, but wouldn’ t say who found the lewd video so interesting.
“There are a number of people on the team that have access to the account and it appears that someone inadvertently hit the like button, ” he told reporters.
Cruz has been wrapped up in a whirlwind since the two-minute porno clip by @SexuallPosts showed up in the “Likes” section of his Twitter account early Tuesday.
“It was a staffing issue, and it was inadvertent, it was a mistake, it was not a deliberate action, ” the father of two said when asked if he was the one who liked it.
“We’ re dealing with it internally, but it was a mistake, it was not malicious conduct, ” the firebrand conservative continued.
His spokeswoman, Catherine Frazier, previously said the incident was being handled.
“The offensive tweet posted on @tedcruz account earlier has been removed by staff and reported to Twitter, ” she tweeted early Tuesday.
Even though the situation was fixed, it might not have been soon enough.
@SexuallPosts, which has 608,000 followers, tried to capitalize on the supposed snafu.
“Follow for the Same Porn @TedCruz Watches, ” the account’s profile read Tuesday morning.

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