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Tiger rug photo by Senator Ted Cruz brings out the claws on social media

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HOUSTON (FOX 26) - When it comes to creating social media firestorms... Senator Ted Cruz from Texas is a veteran. 

This Facebook post made on Wednesday, made while on a shopping trip to Houston has a lot of people talking.


According to the post the Texas Senator, who may or may not be running for the top spot on the GOP ticket for the 2016 Presidential election, did a little shopping on his trip to Houston.

An aide to Senator Cruz gave the following quote to RollCall.com" “The senator was kidding,” a Cruz aide explained of the spontaneous photo op with a totally fake tiger skin rug. “He ran across it between meetings in Houston yesterday and wanted a picture.”

You can click on the post or just leave your own comments on the photo op.

FYI, there are 928 more days until the 2016 Presidential election.

Cruz won't be the only one stirring up critics and supporters on social media.
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