The Texas senator would ban the government from regulating portion sizes in restaurants.
The amendment is a longshot in the Democrat-controlled Senate. And even if it passed, it would not be binding on federal agencies.
But lovers of big sodas can relax: The feds are contemplating no limits on portion sizes.
The Cruz amendment was one of 400 proposed by senators Friday before a final budget vote Saturday. Nearly all the amendments were offered with the intention of scoring political points.