Sen. Ted Cruz said Saturday his strategy for combating home-grown terrorism would involve "defining the enemy" something he said the current administration has declined to do.

"From the beginning, President Obama and Hillary Clinton have refused to acknowledge radical Islamic terrorism and that has, in turn, poisoned every one of their efforts," Cruz said Saturday during an appearance on "Fox and Friends." "You can't target an enemy if you don't define it."

Cruz blasted Democrats for their focus on gun control in response to the attack.

"It's an example of the partisan blindness from the left," Cruz said. "In the face of an attack from radical Islamic terrorism, their response is to try to take away the right to keep and bear arms of law-abiding citizens."

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