Glenn interviews U.S. Candidate Ted Cruz
Glenn spoke with Ted Cruz, who is running for U.S. Senate in Texas. He says his primary mission in running for office is to defend freedom - and for Cruz this is not merely an empty slogan to gain votes. His dad is from Cuba and saw firsthand the horrors of Castro's oppressive regime. After being thrown into prison and tortured as a teenager, his dad fled Cuba at 18 and came to America with $100 sewn into his underwear. Ref. Source 8
Sen. Ted Cruz, a Texas Republican who has been a prominent figure in the partial government shutdown fight, said Thursday on CNN's "Crossfire" That "Democrats in this town do not want to discuss Obamacare."
He said House Republicans "Are listening to the millions of Americans" Regarding President Barack Obama's signature health care reform, as well as what's happening in Washington generally. Ref. CNN
Senate leaders have announced a deal to end the government shutdown and to avoid a debt default.
Sen. Ted Cruz says he will not block the vote, even though he opposes the agreement because it does not address GOP objections to Obamacare. Ref. CNN
Ted Cruz's Speech to Arab Christians
Last week at the inaugural summit of the organization, In Defense of Christians, founded to help the most persecuted religious communities in the world today, Christians in the Middle East and other parts of the Muslim world, Senator Ted Cruz was heckled and booed, and decided to walk off the stage. This is how he began his speech: "Today we are gathered at a time of extraordinary challenge. Tonight we are all united in defense of Christians. Tonight, we are all united in defense of Jews." All of 117 words - about the killing of Christians - later, Senator Cruz said... Ref. Source 2
Ted Cruz to announce 2016 presidential run Monday
"The Houston Chronicle" And "The Wall Street Journal" Report that Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz will announce his intention to run for president during a speech at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., on Monday, making him the first Republican to announce his candidacy. The 44-year-old freshman senator is an undisputed leader of the Tea Party movement, known for his brash, uncompromising style and conservative beliefs that take aim at both President Obama as well as his fellow Republicans. Ref. USAToday
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas has announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination.
"I'm running for President and I hope to earn your support!" He tweeted early Monday. Cruz, 44, will be the first candidate to formally throw his hat in the ring for what's expected to be a crowded GOP primary. Ref. CNN
Ted Cruz is going on Obamacare.
The newly announced Republican presidential candidate told CNN's Dana Bash that he will sign up for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act -- a law he has been on a crusade to kill.
The news comes one day after CNN first reported that the senator would no longer have access to health benefits through his wife's employer, Goldman Sachs. Ref. CNN