Cruz dismisses 'vampire' attack from Jim Carrey: 'Everyone knows the dead vote Democrat'
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Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzGroup aiming to draft Beto O’Rourke unveils first 2020 video Howard Dean looking for a 'younger, newer' Democratic nominee in 2020 Congress can stop the war on science MORE (R-Texas) is hitting back at Jim Carrey for the actor's artwork depicting him as a "bloodsucking" vampire.

The "Kidding" star has gone after President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump knocks BuzzFeed over Cohen report, points to Russia dossier DNC says it was targeted by Russian hackers after fall midterms BuzzFeed stands by Cohen report: Mueller should 'make clear what he's disputing' MORE and several prominent Republicans in a series of drawings he shares on social media with his more than 18 million Twitter followers.

On Sunday, Carrey tweeted a new illustration of Cruz, who's in a nailbiter of a reelection bid against Rep. Beto O'RourkeRobert (Beto) Francis O'RourkeEx-Michelle Obama aide says O'Rourke's road trip is a 'listening tour' in form of a travel blog Howard Dean looking for a 'younger, newer' Democratic nominee in 2020 Former staffer accuses Jackson Lee of retaliation after rape claim MORE (D-Texas).

Cruz responded to Carrey's tweet in a post on Monday, the eve of the midterm elections, hitting O'Rourke's ties to Hollywood and the 56-year-old actor’s vampire wisdom:

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Several prominent entertainers have donated to O'Rourke's Senate campaign, according to Federal Election Commission filings, including Sarah Jessica Parker, Jimmy Kimmel, Rosie O'Donnell and Chelsea Handler.

Asked about resisting campaigning help from Democratic heavy-hitters, such as former President Obama and Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenKamala Harris picks Baltimore as headquarters for potential 2020 campaign: report Dem voters split on importance of women atop the ticket in 2020 Elizabeth Warren heading to Puerto Rico next week MORE (D-Mass.), O'Rourke said on "60 Minutes" on Sunday, "I'm not distancing myself. But I don't want anyone coming in from the outside. I want the people of Texas to decide this on, on their own terms."