Singer Cher compares Cruz to Judas, Cruz wishes her Merry Christmas

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz took time on Saturday to wish Cher a Merry Christmas, even after the legendary singer offered the Texas senator a less Christian holiday message.

Earlier on Thursday, Cher said on Twitter to her nearly 3 million followers, "As Judas was to Jesus, so is Ted Cruz to America. Read what he's written and watched what he's said, for years. He ALWAYS TERRIFIED ME."

In response, Cruz wrote back to Cher, "Cher, thanks for the kind sentiments. And I wish you a Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year."

Cher often airs out her political thoughts on Twitter, usually to criticize Republicans.

In October, she called Cruz "devil" and said his GOP rival Marco Rubio has "rage against women."

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