Politics

No investigation over Cruz debate comments

The Senate Intelligence Committee is not investigating Sen. Ted Cruz over comments he made during Tuesday night's debate that some thought might have disclosed classified information over government surveillance.

"The committee is not investigating anything said during last night's Republican presidential debate," Sens. Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein said in a statement.

Earlier in the day, Burr said his staff was reviewing a transcript of Tuesday's Republican presidential debate.

The Texas senator and rival Republican Sen. Marco Rubio engaged in a heated discussion of the United States' surveillance capabilities and foreign policies, and Cruz went into detail on the new law, which Rubio voted against.

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