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Cruz wants a special prosecutor to investigate something that looked like a genuine scandal 13 months ago, but that has now been revealed as fairly run-of-the-mill incompetence. And if he doesn't get what he wants, he thinks that the Attorney General should be impeached and cast out of office.
"It’s the same sort of thing that people said forty-some years ago when the Supreme Court overturned the laws of 17 states, supported by two-thirds of the population of the United States, that made it a felony to marry someone of a different race," he said.
With no law preventing politicians from using the funds raised by their leadership PAC for personal use, some politicians operate these committees more as an expense account than a political action committee.