Cruz Becomes First Major Candidate To Join 2016 Election

(WLNS) – It is official, Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas plans to run for President in 2016.

He told the country via Twitter saying, “I am running for president and I hope to earn your support.” He also attached a 30 second video paid for by the group Cruz for President.

He is the first person to officially announce his candidacy.

Cruz became a Texas senator in 2012 and he is the first Hispanic man to serve as a U.S. Senator from Texas.

A formal speech by Senator Cruz is scheduled for later this morning.

 

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