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Timothy Bella is a staff writer and editor for the General Assignment team, focusing on national news. He was previously the deputy editor of Morning Mix. His work has appeared in outlets such as Esquire, the Atlantic, New York magazine and the Undefeated. His first book, a biography on Charles Barkley, is due out in 2022 for Hanover Square Press.
When Cruz (R-Tex.) said Stewart was wrong about the bill and accused Democrats of playing a “budgetary trick” in the PACT Act, which Cruz voted against despite saying he supported the bill and veterans, the comedian wasn’t having it.