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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) says President Obama has “absolutely been abusing his power.”

In an interview Monday with Fusion, Cruz was asked if the president has been abusing his executive powers. Fusion is a new TV network formed by a joint venture between ABC News and Univision.

“I think he has absolutely been abusing his power and when you have a president who says ‘regardless of whether Congress acts I’m going to force my agenda on the American people,’ that’s wrong, that’s not consistent with our constitutional protections,” Cruz said.

Host Jorge Ramos recounted a comparison Cruz’s father Rafael made between Obama and ex-Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. Rafael emigrated from Cuba during the revolution.