Cruz dismisses 'vampire' attack from Jim Carrey: 'Everyone knows the dead vote Democrat'
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Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzCruz slams Jim Carrey's 'vicious, angry' painting of Alabama governor after abortion ban Eye-popping number of Dems: I can beat Trump 'SleepyCreepy Joe' and 'Crazy Bernie': Trump seeks to define 2020 Dems with insults 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 TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - White House, Congress: Urgency of now around budget GOP presses Trump to make a deal on spending Democrats wary of handing Trump a win on infrastructure 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'RourkeBeto O'RourkeOvernight Energy: Warren wants Dems to hold climate-focused debate | Klobuchar joins candidates rejecting fossil fuel money | 2020 contender Bennet offers climate plan O'Rourke says he would 'absolutely' do Fox News town hall CNN announces four more town halls featuring 2020 Dems 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 WarrenThe Memo: Trump faces steep climb to reelection Feehery: A whole new season of 'Game of Thrones' Overnight Energy: Warren wants Dems to hold climate-focused debate | Klobuchar joins candidates rejecting fossil fuel money | 2020 contender Bennet offers climate plan 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."