Ted Cruz Makes Good On Bet

Sen. Ted Cruz repaid his World Series bet in style Thursday with a feast of Texas barbecue and Shiner beer.

“I agreed to go full bore, so I am painfully going to deliver, although I continue to wave my 2017 rally flag,” the Texas Republican said at a luncheon with Virginia Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine and New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, their staffs and other invited guests.

“I’ve consumed far more of this than I will admit on camera,” Cruz said of the Shiner beer that accompanied the meal.

Cruz, of Houston, made a World Series bet with Kaine in which he would provide barbecue if the Washington Nationals prevailed over his hometown Astros. Had the Astros prevailed, Kaine was promising crabcakes.

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