Could this be the reason George W. Bush attacked Ted Cruz?

On radio Monday, Glenn pondered out loud what caused former President George W. Bush to single out Senator Ted Cruz with criticizing remarks. Glenn said he thinks it has to do with one of the cases Ted Cruz argued in front of the Supreme Court, which he won, against Bush.

The case involved an illegal Mexican immigrant, José Medellín, who was convicted of brutally raping and murdering Jennifer Ertman and Elizabeth Peña, two teenagers from Houston, Texas, in June 1993.

Several years after his incarceration, the International Court of Justice called for hearings be held for Medellín, claiming he had been denied his consular rights. It was at this point that then-President Bush involved himself in the case, siding with Mexico and the International Court in 2005.

"It was at this moment that I said, 'There's something wrong here. This guy is not who we think he is,'" Glenn said.

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Below is a rush transcript of this segment, it might contain errors.

GLENN:, in 1998, Mexican national José Medellín had not informed police at the time of his arrest that he was a Mexican citizen, living in Houston, legally. It was finally discovered. As he sat on death row, he realized the Mexican consulate might be able to help him. The consulate and Mexico filed a lawsuit on behalf of this animal. And in 2004, the International Court of Justice, citing a consulate treaty in the US, had signed onto, ordered hearings for Medellín and other illegal aliens on death row. Texas said, "I don't think so. This guy is a monster." Texas insisted that it adhered to the US Constitution, the Texas State Constitution, and the American Texas State justice systems, not the International Courts of Justice.

Mexico and the International Court demanded a stay of execution in the hearings and trials in Medellín's case. Amazingly, inconceivably, in 2005, George W. Bush steps in and sides with Mexico and the International Court and orders that the hearings be held on his behalf.

Frankly, it was at this moment that was my final straw with George W. Bush. It was at this moment that I said, "There's something wrong here. This guy is not who we think he is." This was my final straw.

So Governor Rick Perry and Texas, again, said no to Bush and the International Court. And the case went all the way to the Supreme Court. It became Medellín vs. Texas.

So what does this have to do with the comment of George W. Bush saying, "I just don't like the guy?"

Arguing the case for the state of Texas and against the brutal killer, Mexico, and the International Court, and George W. Bush, was a 37-year-old solicitor general named Ted Cruz. This is one of the nine cases that he argued in front of the Supreme Court. He won. Texas won. Justice won.

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled that only the Congress of the United States had the right to order hearings to be held. In July 2008, the World Court ordered a stay of Medellín's execution. Governor of Texas, then Rick Perry, argued the state of Texas is not bound to World Court rulings. In other words, "Screw you, World Court, we're Texas."

On August 5th, 2008, after Rick Perry rejected last ditch calls from Mexico and Washington, DC, to stay the execution, this monster José Medellín finally paid for his crimes. Having survived 15 years longer than his two innocent teenage victims. In fact, the 15 years between the time he brutally tortured, raped, and killed those girls was a year longer than Jennifer Ertman's entire life.

But along with Rick Perry, it was Ted Cruz who saw that it was justice that was served against the full frontal efforts and attacks of George W. Bush.

So is this possibly one of the reasons why George Bush says, "I just don't like that guy?" Is that a reason?

I don't know. But I do know this: It's one of the reasons I love Ted Cruz

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck and Pat Gray discussed a series of recent polls that suggest presidential nominee Joe Biden's expected lead may be slipping with traditionally Democratic voters.

A new poll conducted by the Jewish Electorate Institute shows that two-thirds of Jewish voters still plan to vote for the Biden-Harris ticket in November. However, President Donald Trump's support within the Jewish community is also the highest among any Republican candidate in recent history.

In more bad news for Biden, a CNN poll (yes, CNN) released last month showed growing support for President Trump among black voters in swing states. Meanwhile, his support among Latino voters remains at roughly 33%.

"I don't think it's going to go the way the Democrats hope that it will," Glenn said of the election. "If you look at the groups that the Democrats have carefully fostered ... that's falling apart. If Donald Trump can grow that by 5%, and hurt the Democrats by 5% ... that alone could swing the election."

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We're being set up for a civil war. The Left is grooming us for an Eastern European-style revolution this election, and they're not even trying to hide it any more. The playbook for Mainstreet USA is the exact same that has been used in places like Ukraine, initiated by the same people in order to completely upend the American system.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck takes us through a tale of three chalkboards that will connect the dots: the Obama admin in Ukraine, the State Department's relationship with George Soros, Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots, the Great Reset, public school indoctrination, mail-in voting. It all points to something dangerous happening in November if we don't act now.

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The left has already determined that the wildfires raging across the West Coast were definitely caused by climate change and Big Tech is determined to silence anyone who dares suggest otherwise. Facebook even announced a sweeping policy on Saturday to remove posts that claim the fires were caused by arson from far-left activists.

But on his radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck revealed multiple arrest records for suspected arsonists in California, Oregon, and Washington — and several of those charged and arrested were also instigators in Black Lives Matter rallies, violent protests, and Antifa riots. He also called out the "news gods" in Big Tech, daring them to try to censor his video.

"I asked my staff, to see if there was any evidence [of arson] on the fires. And I don't mean evidence from Twitter. I mean evidence. Is there anybody who has been arrested for arson?" Glenn said. "Well, here they are. And YouTube and Facebook, go ahead. I want you to demonetize this clip. I want you to somehow or another say that we're lying. I want you to throttle this. Go ahead. Because then you're going to have to explain what we got wrong. And I happen to have all the documents right here. So my attorney is really ready for that throttling or demonetization. You say you're a protector of the truth? Great, here it is."

Glenn read off the first 10 arrest records, which combined allege the destruction of more than 120,000 acres and 700 structures, as well as tens of thousands of people evacuated from their homes.

"You want to tell us, PolitiFact, how you came to the conclusion ... that there was no arson in these fires?" Glenn asked. "Can you tell me how you came to that conclusion? Because your fact-check seems to be entirely false."

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Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to share her unique perspective as a trusted adviser and confidante to President Donald Trump for two and a half years, which she also details in her new book, "Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House."

Sarah described the unprecedented levels of corruption she saw firsthand during the Russia probe and shocking lengths to which Democratic leaders and the mainstream media would go to "take the president down."

Sarah said she often saw sides of Donald Trump that the media never covered. Recently, she went on the record denying the Atlantic's claims that the president mocked our military during a 2018 trip to France. She was on that trip, she told Glenn, and her account of what really happened paints a very different picture.

"The people who are making this outrageous charge are such cowards for doing so in an anonymous way. If you really believed this, and believed it was wrong, one, why did it take you so long? And, two, put your name on it the way the rest of us have," Sarah said.

"He didn't say those things. Not only was I there that day, Glenn, I spent two and a half years traveling all over the world with the president, watching him interact with men and women of our armed forces almost every single day during that two-and-a-half year period," she added.

"This is a person who loves America and loves the people who allow the rest of us to live in America, free, and have prosperity. And I got to see that a lot. I think it is shameful that people are trying to distort who he is and what he has done, particularly when it comes to the men and women in the military."

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