Cruz con­cerned Democ­rats will ‘para­chute’ in sur­prise replace­ment for Biden

Sen. Ted Cruz (R‑TX) says he believes that if Democ­rats want to replace Pres­i­dent Joe Biden as their nom­i­nee for the 2024 pres­i­den­tial elec­tion, they may para­chute in a for­mer res­i­dent of the White House.
Cruz, speak­ing on his pod­cast Ver­dict with Ted Cruz, shared his the­o­ry that the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Par­ty may replace Biden with for­mer first lady Michelle Oba­ma around the time of the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Nation­al Con­ven­tion in 11 months.
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“Here’s the sce­nario that I think is per­haps most like­ly, and most dan­ger­ous: In August of 2024, the Demo­c­rat king­mak­ers jet­ti­son Joe Biden and para­chute in Michelle Oba­ma,” Cruz said.
He list­ed the for­mer first lady as the per­son the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Par­ty would pick because she checks all the box­es in terms of lik­a­bil­i­ty and diver­si­ty.
“And so, when I see the media turn­ing on Joe Biden right now, I think the odds of Michelle Oba­ma para­chut­ing in August of 2024 have risen dra­mat­i­cal­ly,” Cruz said. “And that ought to scare the hell out at any­one who is unhap­py about the direc­tion this coun­try is going and does­n’t want us to go even cra­zier in an even worse direc­tion.”
Cruz also offered up a dif­fer­ent sce­nario in which Biden drops out and an op …