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Triumph the Insult Comic Dog mocks Cruz to his face, saying Trump neutered him

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Triumph the Insult Comic Dog mocked Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to his face at a recent campaign rally, joking that President Trump neutered him.

In footage aired on “The Late Show” on Monday night, the puppet, who is voiced by “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert’s former colleague, Robert Smigel, was sent to Texas to cover campaign rallies for Cruz and his Democratic opponent, Rep. Beto O’Rourke. 

“I love the way you are anybody but Ted Cruz,” Triumph told O’Rourke before asking him: “What does Ted Cruz have that you don’t have, besides the ability to regenerate his tail?” 

{mosads}Triumph also made a few jabs at the Texas Democrat’s musical history, telling a supporter: “If Beto wants to stop border crossings quicker than Ted Cruz, they can just play his album down there.”

Triumph then headed over to Cruz’s rally, where he traded a few more barbs with the Republican senator.

“Ted, is it true you will defend the Constitution at all costs except for when Donald Trump calls it ugly on Twitter?” the puppet asked, appearing to reference the time when Trump retweeted a tweet critical of Cruz’s wife’s appearance.

“I love the Constitution, and Twitter is Twitter,” Cruz said in response.

“Let’s be civil here, OK, because this man — nobody should be yelling at this man in a public place,” Triumph continued.

“I mean, doesn’t this man have the right to sit down in a restaurant and enjoy a meal that five waiters have spit in?” he added, apparently referring to Cruz being chased along with his wife from a Washington, D.C., restaurant in September by protesters.

“Just remember: It wasn’t the Republicans, it was the Democrats that took you into the vet to get fixed, and there is freedom on the other side,” Cruz also joked during the confrontation.

“I support spaying and neutering, just like Trump did to you!” Triumph responded.

The puppet then got his supporters to chant Cruz was the “Lion of the Senate” before changing it to “Lyin’ Ted.”

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