Cruz dismisses 'vampire' attack from Jim Carrey: 'Everyone knows the dead vote Democrat'
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Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzHow to reduce Europe's dependence on Russian energy Cruz calls for 'every penny' of El Chapo's criminal enterprise to be used for Trump's wall after sentencing Conservatives defend Chris Pratt for wearing 'Don't Tread On Me' T-shirt 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 TrumpCould Donald Trump and Boris Johnson be this generation's Reagan-Thatcher? Merkel backs Democratic congresswomen over Trump How China's currency manipulation cheats America on trade 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'RourkeThe Hill's Campaign Report: Stage set for second Democratic showdown Biden, Harris set for second Democratic debate showdown 2020 Democrats react to 'send her back' chants at Trump rally 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 WarrenWarren adds her pronouns to Twitter bio Biden leads, Warren and Sanders tied for second in new poll The Hill's Morning Report: Trump walks back from 'send her back' chants 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."