"I get that that's where the media likes to go," Cruz responded.
The reporter explained to him that this isn't the case and that many people that they've spoken to at a vigil for the murdered children.
"The proposals from Democrats and the media, inevitably, when some violent psychopath murders people..," Cruz began to respond, which prompted Stone to note that "a violent psychopath" was able to obtain a weapon so easily.
Cruz further said that if people want to stop violent crimes, "the proposals the Democrats have" would've helped to stop this atrocity.
However, when Stone asked Cruz why something like a school shooting only happens in the US and why the "American exceptionalism" is so bad, the politician snapped.
"You know, I'm sorry you think American exceptionalism is awful… You know what, you've got your political agenda. God love you," Cruz said as he stormed away.
And while Stone and another reporter continued to ask why the problem is just an American problem, Cruz added: "Why is it that people come from all over the world to America? Because it's the freest, most prosperous, safest country on Earth. And stop being a propagandist."
\u201cJournalist: \u201cWhy [are mass shooting] just an American problem?\u201d \n\nA visibly upset Ted Cruz: \u201cStop being a propagandist.\u201d \n\n\u201d
"If we want to talk about how we could have prevented the horror that played out across the street… "The killer entered here the same way the killer entered in Santa Fe: through a back door. An unlocked back door," he said.