Ted Cruz for President

Christie blasts Cruz for opposing establishment GOP senators

Jonathan D. Salant, NJ.com

Gov. Chris Christie, who has not been shy about criticizing his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination, called out U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Monday for supporting the Senate Conservatives Fund, a group challenging sitting GOP senators.

Cruz supporters have donated $51 million

Reuters

Republican Senator Ted Cruz and the outside groups supporting his presidential bid have raised more than $51 million in the three months since he launched his campaign for president, according to a statement from his campaign on Sunday.

Cruz on Supreme Court: The Justices 'Put on an Obama Jersey'

NBC's Meet The Press

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, argued on NBC's "Meet the Press" that members of the Supreme Court "put on an Obama jersey" by voting to uphold the Affordable Care Act and strike down restrictions on same sex marriage. "It is the justices who have politicized the Court," claimed the republican presidential contender.

Cruz's New Book: Rove Thought George H.W. Bush 'Too Old To Have Good Judgment'

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart
Cruz’s new book, A Time For Truth: Reigniting the Promise of America, goes on sale this coming Tuesday, June 30. In it, according to a summary document also obtained by Breitbart News, Cruz doesn’t disappoint—breaking tons of news and walking through his backstory and how he got to where he is. He focuses on what he thinks needs to happen to reinvigorate the United States, end back room deals in Congress, and get the U.S. government back to what it’s supposed to be doing: Representing Americans nationwide.
That’s why Cruz exposing Rove so harshly is significant.

Cruz Calls Supreme Court Justices 'Robed Houdinis'

Marina Koren, National Journal

Ted Cruz gave an impassioned speech on the Senate floor Thursday afternoon, a few hours after the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to uphold the Affordable Care Act's subsidies nationwide. The senator from Texas, who is also running for president, called the decision "judicial activism, plain and simple."

Ted Cruz just upped the populist ante for 2016 Republicans

by Tory Newmeyer, Fortune

Ted Cruz just raised the bar for Republican presidential hopefuls angling for the fiery populist mantle. In a 40-minute speech delivered to a friendly crowd at the Heritage Foundation on Wednesday, the junior senator from Texas inveighed against a corrupt alignment of corporate and political power that he shorthanded as the “Washington Cartel.”

Cruz: It’s Time to Break Washington's Crony Cartel

Senator Ted Cruz has weighed in on Washington cronyism with a powerful speech at the Heritage Foundation that we think every American should see. “Washington has done a great job of one thing – picking winners and losers,” said Senator Ted Cruz, “except it’s clear each time who the losers are: it’s American families... What’s happening in Washington is no accident... It is a concerted effort by corporate lobbyists and establishment politicians. Lobbyists and career politicians make up the Washington Cartel." 

TED CRUZ: OBAMATRADE ENMESHED IN CORRUPT, BACKROOM DEALINGS

In an exclusive column on Breitbart, Senator Ted Cruz outlined the sleazy backroom deals, cronyism, corporate welfare and lies that have turned the current trade package into an attack on American workers and sovereignty, and away from the "free trade" traditionally favored by conservatives. Cruz says as things stand now he will have no choice but to vote "NO" on a bill that is of the lobbyist, by the lobbyist, and for the lobbyist – and at the expense of the taxpayers.

Attack On Ted Cruz Makes TWITTER Buzz

Sandy Morton, Trinity News Daily

Twitter is buzzing after an AP photo portraying the Republican Senator of Texas with a gun pointed at his head was released.

Cruz Introduces the Immigration Slush Fund Elimination Act

The Obama Administration has admitted it uses so-called offsetting accounts (which function like agency checking accounts) to take the fees it charges legal immigrants and use them to fund amnesty and other activities that Congress has not authorized. Eliminating Obama's ability to use the money it collects in fees to support amnesty and other unauthorized activities is a first step toward reining in the executive branch’s lawless approach to immigration.

Cruz Wants More 'Boots On The Ground' To Secure US Border

Clark Mindock, IBT

“One hears from the ground that the security threats remain significant and that we need adequate manpower, adequate tools to secure our border and protect our nation,” Cruz said, speaking near a border patrol station. “The cartels have manpower along the Rio Grande river, they monitor what’s happening on a real-time basis, and the single best tool is boots on the ground.”

Ted Cruz Stands Alone Against Shariah In America

Who you walk with tells us who you are, and by walking with anti-Shariah truth-teller Kevin Kookogey, Senator Ted Cruz has shown the path for our country and its people to follow in preserving liberty under the Constitution from the threat of Shariah and radical Islam. Unfortunately, the other Republican presidential candidates have been MIA on an issue that Cruz has now addressed with not only words, but with action.

Ted Cruz Channels John F. Kennedy

Ira Stoll, Reason

“One of the most powerful, eloquent defenders of tax cuts was John F. Kennedy,” Cruz said, breaking into an impersonation of JFK, complete with a Boston accent. “As JFK said, ‘Some men see things as they ahh and ask why. I see things that never wahh and ask, why not?’” “JFK would be a Republican today,” Cruz said.

Ted Cruz calls for U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

Jerome R. Corsi, WND

While Congress passed a law 20 years ago recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and stipulating the U.S. Embassy should move there, the embassy still remains in Tel Aviv. Of the 190 U.S. embassies around the world, the embassy in Israel is the only one not in the capital of its host country.

Cruz: No Federal Funds for Universities that Boycott Israel

Legal Insurrection

Sen. Ted Cruz said Thursday that universities that boycott Israel should lose their federal funding. Cruz’s remarks were aimed at the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, which is gaining traction on college campuses. It calls for U.S. companies and universities to divest from Israel. Cruz has spoken against BDS but sharpened his tone Thursday.

Christian Rappers Drop Bombs for Ted Cruz

Asawin Suebsaeng, The Daily Beast

On Wednesday, a Christian rap group and “movement” called We Are Watchmen released a song endorsing Ted Cruz for president. Here’s the song, titled “Set it on Fire."

Cruz and Clinton are winning the 2016 social media race

The Week

A new study from George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management found that, at least by social media standards, Hillary Clinton and Ted Cruz are leading the 2016 presidential race. The report looked at how well candidates' campaigns fared by comparing the popularity of candidates' names and websites, as well as what words are shared in conjunction with candidates' names.

Cruz Attacks: Demands Answers On Obamacare Subsidies

Senator Ted Cruz is demanding answers -- and witnesses -- at the upcoming Judiciary subcommittee hearing on Obamacare subsidies, but true to form the Obama administration is conducting a lawless and unconstitutional campaign to avoid congressional oversight. But in Cruz they have met their match because he's fighting back with constitutional arguments in what may be an epic battle at the Thursday, June 4, 2:00 p.m. hearing in Room 226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Ted Cruz Super PACs SMASHING Hillary’s PAC In Fundraising

Rachel Stoltzfoos, The Daily Caller

Priorities USA Action has managed to secure just $5 million in “hard commitments,” and expects to raise just $15 million through the end of June, reported The Wall Street Journal. The PAC is led by prominent Democrats including President Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign manager, Jim Messina. Super PACs backing Cruz raised more than twice that in a week. A Cruz associate told Bloomberg the group of PACs, formed in April, raised $31 million in their first week.

Cruz Courts Conservative Pastors at Private Gathering

Elizabeth Dias, Time Magazine

Sen. Ted Cruz spoke to a private gathering of 600 conservative pastors and their wives Thursday morning in Washington. The Texas Republican was the only 2016 presidential hopeful to speak at the annual “Watchmen on the Wall” conference, held at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill. His remarks focused almost exclusively on the idea that religious liberty is under attack.