Cruz responds to Charlie Sheen's 2020 invite
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Sen. Ted Cuz (R-Texas) took to Twitter to reply to actor Charlie Sheen, who suggested they run on a ticket together for the next presidential election.

"Glad to see @charliesheen embracing conservative principles, but Americans just rejected another political dynasty,” Cruz tweeted, with a photo of Martin Sheen from the hit political TV show “The West Wing.”

Cruz’s joke referenced Charlie Sheen’s father’s role as President Jed Bartlet in "The West Wing," and also took a swing at president-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpFive takeaways from Gillum and DeSantis’s first debate GOP warns economy will tank if Dems win Gorbachev calls Trump's withdrawal from arms treaty 'a mistake' MORE’s presidential rival Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSanders thanks Iowa voters for giving momentum to progressive agenda Manchin wrestles with progressive backlash in West Virginia Arizona newspaper backs Democrat in dead heat Senate race MORE.


Cruz and Sheen have traded tweets back and forth since the actor posted wished death upon Trump.

He tweeted Wednesday to his 11.8 million Twitter followers: “Dear God; Trump next please!”

Cruz then replied to the post:

"Glad to see @charliesheen seeking God & following the admonition of 1 Timothy 2:2, but somehow I don't think that's what the verse means," he wrote.

That’s when the actor responded to the former Republican presidential candidate, calling on him to revive his presidential aspirations for a joint run. “In 4 years, we can unseat this guy!!” Sheen tweeted. “You bring the AWESOME, I’ll bring the WINNING!!"