You’ll Want to Watch This Video of Ted Cruz Being Forced from Stage Again…and Again

It’s just so…wonderful.

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was working himself into a lather, rallying the troops at the Freedom and Faith Coalition’s annual conference in Washington on Thursday, when all of a sudden a voiceover interrupted him—just as he was in the midst of a dramatic pause.

Here’s Cruz’s face when the announcer cut in to introduce the organization’s southern regional director, Virginia Galloway:

President Trump was also speaking at the event, while former FBI Director James Comey was giving riveting testimony before the Senate intelligence committee (read our big takeaways here).

Watch President Trump’s full comments below:

(h/t David Mack. And, like, everyone else on the internet.)

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