Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stumped Human Rights Campaign President Kelley Robinson during a congressional hearing on Wednesday after Cruz asked her if she could explain the difference between women and men.
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on Wednesday about LGBT issues which featured Robinson and former NCAA swimmer Riley Gaines. During the hearing, Gaines detailed her experience competing against a male swimmer, prompting Cruz to ask Robinson to respond to Gaines’ testimony.(RELATED: ‘What About Us?’: Riley Gaines Hits Back At Democrat Senator Defending Men Entering Women’s Locker Rooms)
Cruz first spoke to Gaines and asked, “as someone who competed at the elite level, in your experiences, is there a difference between women and men?”.