Cruz: Dems seem to be getting 'nuttier and nuttier'

Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzTrump administration grants funding extension for Texas testing sites Hillicon Valley: Democrats introduce bill banning federal government use of facial recognition tech | House lawmakers roll out legislation to establish national cyber director | Top federal IT official to step down GOP lawmakers join social media app billed as alternative to Big Tech MORE (R-Texas) says Democrats appear to be getting "nuttier and nuttier," blasting protests against President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse panel approves 0.5B defense policy bill House panel votes against curtailing Insurrection Act powers after heated debate House panel votes to constrain Afghan drawdown, ask for assessment on 'incentives' to attack US troops MORE after the left’s calls to respect the presidential election's results.

“We have seen hypocrisy on rank display from the left,” the former GOP presidential candidate said on Fox News’s “Fox and Friends” Thursday. "These are the idiots now protesting by laying down in front of cars and disrupting traffic.

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“Right now the Democrats seem to be in this weird spiral of getting nuttier and nuttier. I hope some saner heads prevail in the Democratic Party.”

Cruz added that Trump’s victory last week shows voters definitively prefer him to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonRepublican Nicole Malliotakis wins New York primary to challenge Max Rose Trump's evangelical approval dips, but remains high How Obama can win back millions of Trump voters for Biden MORE.

“All the polls, all the pundits, said Donald Trump couldn’t win,” he said. "The Clinton campaign had already popped the champagne bottles and they were already celebrating.

“The voters gave Trump a resounding win. The election was an incredible mandate. President-elect Trump campaigned on making America great again. I think that’s something voters desperately want to see.”

Trump repeatedly suggested during the 2016 race’s final days that the campaign process may be “rigged” against him.

Clinton and other Democrats hammered the Republican for the remarks, arguing they undermined the democratic process.

Protests have erupted in multiple cities across the country following Trump’s stunning win over Clinton last week.

Many demonstrators have chanted “not my president” during marches in locations ranging from Boston to Oakland.