Sen. Ted Cruz I Had to Watch Porn With Sandra Day O'Connor!

7/15/2015 1:02 PM PDT

Sen. Ted Cruz -- I Had to Watch Porn ... with Sandra Day O'Connor! (VIDEO)

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Sen. Ted Cruz perused Internet porn for work once -- which might sound cool .... except for the fact he had to do it with freakin' U.S. Supreme Court Justices like Sandra Day O'Connor

Back in the 1990s ... Cruz was a clerk for Chief Justice William Rehnquist and the Internet was still in its early, early days -- and when SCOTUS had to rule on Internet porn, they naturally did their research.

Check out Ted's memory of what had to be his most awkward day on the job -- and Sandy O's priceless reaction. 'Merica!