Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz said that he is not “house-trained” like the media wants him to be on various issues, including repealing Obamacare.

“There a lot of Democrats and folks in the media who like their Republicans timid [and] house-trained,” Cruz said on Sean Hannity’s radio program Thursday, where he praised Utah Sen. Mike Lee’s efforts to defund Obamacare and vowed to continue fighting against the health care law himself.

Cruz, who was described by Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid as “the very junior senator from Texas,” is currently spearheading the Defund Obamacare Act of 2013, which has little chance of passing the Democratic-controlled Senate. Georgia Republican Rep. Tom Graves introduced the bill in the House, marking the fourth time that Graves has introduced the Defund Obamacare Act. Graves’ first three attempts to pass the bill, the most recent of which came in March, all failed.

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