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  • (TWITTER) Insider Says GOP Coup Attempt Thwarted

    @JackPosobiec SCOOP: The DC Beltway is livid at Trump today. House staffers are telling me they all actually thought Trump would drop out this weekend RNC leaders were telling members that after the tape leaked that Trump would drop out so they all needed to unendorse him first So now its chaos, members were told Trump was dropping and Pence was taking over so that's why so many publicly attacked Trump But now Trump is staying in, and after his strong debate performance and solid support levels they are worried they just screwed themselves The establishment plan was Pence would...
  • Cruz Courageous Right Move

    09/26/2016 3:55:34 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 49 replies ^ | September 26, 2016 | Joel Gilbert
    Ted Cruz’s endorsement of Trump was the courageous right move both for Cruz’s brand and for the country. But let me digress… I participated in the Cruz for President campaign from its beginning, initially as a videographer, shooting hours of footage of Cruz and interviews with his family that was used throughout the campaign. I attended the Cruz for President branding conference, along with about 15 others, where we contributed ideas to help formulate the campaign’s marketing strategy. I settled into a role as a media advisor and writer for the campaign, submitting promotional ideas, op-eds, and written material for...
  • Cruz absent from Values Voter Summit

    09/11/2016 5:27:27 PM PDT · by Innovative · 38 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Sept. 11, 2016 | Bradford Richardson
    Ted Cruz may have won the Values Voter Summit straw poll three years running, but attendees at this weekend’s social conservative gathering in Washington, D.C., weren’t happy with the Texas senator’s refusal to back Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Debra Wagers, who made the trek to the summit with her husband, Ron, from Commerce, Michigan, said she supported Mr. Cruz in the GOP primary race. “But I felt like once Donald Trump won the nomination, then Ted should have stepped up to the plate and kept the party together, and as a united group [of] Republicans to beat Hillary,” said...
  • Ted Cruz Supporters Running Anti-Trump TV Ads in Swing States

    08/29/2016 6:47:35 PM PDT · by FR_addict · 273 replies ^ | Aug 29th, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    On March 3, 2016 Senator Ted Cruz told the FOX News debate audience he would support Donald Trump if he was the Republican nominee. Bret Baier: Senator Cruz will you support Donald Trump if he is the nominee? Senator Ted Cruz: Yes, because I gave my word I would. And what I have endeavored to do every day in the senate is do what I said I would do. But Ted Cruz is not a man of integrity. LYIN TED CRUZ refused to endorse Donald Trump at the RNC Convention. And now his supporters are running anti-Trump ads in swing...
  • Poll: Ted Cruz now viewed unfavorably in Texas, trails Rick Perry in hypothetical Senate race

    08/20/2016 1:55:39 PM PDT · by Innovative · 142 replies
    Hot Air ^ | Aug. 18, 2016 | Allahpundit
    A new poll suggests there is at least one fellow Republican who could unseat U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018: Rick Perry. The former Texas governor would beat Cruz by 9 percentage points, according to the forthcoming survey from the Democratic-leaning firm Public Policy Polling. Set to be released later today, the poll found Perry would get 46 percent of the vote and Cruz 37 percent, with 18 percent saying they are not sure whom they would support… In general, the poll shows Texas Republicans want Cruz to be their candidate for Senate again in 2018 — but not overwhelmingly....
  • Time for a Ted Cruz reboot, as poll shows Republicans down on him since his snub of Trump

    08/20/2016 2:41:35 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 154 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | August 19, 2016 | Todd J. Gillman
    Ted Cruz's image among Republicans had plummeted to a personal low by the Indiana primary — the defeat that forced him from the GOP presidential contest. But he may wish for those heady days of May now... Potential GOP rivals are probing for weakness ahead of Cruz's bid for a second term in 2018. That includes House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul of Austin. The former federal prosecutor is the second wealthiest member of the U.S. House, with access to a family fortune topping $100 million, though he has no obvious base of support to overcome the tea partyers still...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Border Patrol Agents Rebuke Ted Cruz Over ‘Political Stunt’ on Border

    08/11/2016 5:27:55 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 69 replies
    Texas Senator Ted Cruz visited the Laredo Sector of the U.S.-Mexico border and did not contact Border Patrol agents to discuss their needs. According to the agents, Senator Cruz has yet to contact them through his freshman term in the U.S. Senate. The Border Patrol agents reached out to Breitbart Texas and rebuked the Senator for what they say is a pattern of having tough rhetoric while taking little action. The agents say that Senator Cruz only shows up to the border to hand out teddy bears on camera or to hear the Obama Administration political appointees’ glossy version of...
  • Ted Cruz May Get The Last Laugh If Donald Trump Implodes

    08/08/2016 7:26:22 PM PDT · by M. Thatcher · 207 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | 08/08/2016 05:02 pm ET | Ryan Grim and Igor Bobic
    The Texas senator’s decision to not endorse the GOP nominee is looking pretty good right now. WASHINGTON Immediately after Sen. Ted Cruz walked offstage at the GOP convention in Cleveland last month without endorsing Donald Trump, the Texas conservative and former presidential primary rival appeared to have made a grave miscalculation. (snip) But after a week of Trump repeatedly setting himself on fire (declining even to wait for the previous fire to go out), politicians who endorsed Trump, such as House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), have found themselves feeling the heat, while Cruz’s decision is starting to look like the...
  • Cornyn denounces Cruz's 'mistake' of not endorsing Trump at convention

    07/30/2016 2:46:48 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 51 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | July 29, 2016 | Jamie Lovegrove
    "I think it was a mistake,” Cornyn said in an interview on Fox News Radio’s Kilmeade & Friends. “You don’t come to the convention after you have lost the nomination and not support the nominee. I think the right thing to do would be to stay home. So I think it was a mistake and I don’t know what it means in terms of his future, but I think he miscalculated.” Cornyn added that he has not talked to Cruz since he saw him in Cleveland, but he said other members of the Texas delegation shared a similar view... Cornyn's...
  • Woah – Robert Mercer Excoriates Ted Cruz For His Non Endorsement Convention Speech…

    07/24/2016 6:01:31 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 71 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | July 23, 2016 | Sundance
    Woah – Robert Mercer Excoriates Ted Cruz For His Non Endorsement Convention Speech… There were some who clung to the belief that Senator Ted Cruz could survive his belittling, too-cute-by-half, selfish convention speech. That group just lost a whole lot of members with this published story. Robert Mercer, the renegade, outlaw (non traditional) political billionaire who determines where all other outlaw political billionaires go with their view$, has just delivered a non recoverable smack down upon Senator Ted Cruz. Noted, of course, is the vessel (NYT) utilized by an angry Mercer – to deliver the message and drive home the...
  • SORE LOSER Ted Cruz DESTROYED on His Own Facebook Page By Former Cruz Supporters

    07/22/2016 8:06:45 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 318 replies
    TruthFeed ^ | 7/21/2016
    Ted Cruz humiliated himself last night and has virtually no defenders left (other than his alleged mistress Amanda Carpenter who wrote a Pro-Cruz article that Cruz retweeted.) Take a look at what some of Ted Cruz’s own supporters posted on HIS Facebook page after he committed political suicide like a childish sore loser.
  • Ted Cruz Live On CNN Right Now Addressing Texas Delegates

    07/21/2016 6:01:39 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 507 replies
    July 21, 2016
    Ted is attempting to defend himself to mixed applause.
  • Cruz aides made late push for Trump endorsement

    07/21/2016 5:30:02 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 121 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 20, 2016 | Jonathan Swan
    CLEVELAND — Just hours before Ted Cruz took the stage for his convention speech Wednesday night, senior members of Cruz's team were still pushing him to endorse Donald Trump. Cruz never wanted to endorse Trump and is still furious about the personal attacks the GOP presidential nominee made on his family during the primary campaign, sources familiar with the speech preparations told The Hill. But top aides had concluded he needed to formally endorse Trump at the Republican National Convention. For Cruz, it was always personal. During the primaries, Trump repeated a tabloid conspiracy theory linking Cruz's father to the...
  • [Vanity] On CNN - Ted Cruz Will Not Endorse Trump In Speech

    07/19/2016 11:45:20 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 216 replies
    CNN | July 19, 2016 | Pinkbell
    CNN had two different people on who said Ted Cruz will not be endorsing Cruz in his speech. The one reporter said that Ted Cruz anticipates running for President in 2020 if Trump loses and wants to show his sympathies with the Never Trump movement who has supported him. This is just as I feared when Ted was asked to speak. Trump was kind enough to ask him, but I worried that Ted would use this speech to pad his own resume, to preach to his base, to audition for 2020. Ted should not be permitted to use this speech...
  • Where is Ted Cruz?

    06/30/2016 12:30:48 PM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 114 replies
    Lifezette ^ | Edmund Kozak
    For his own sake and the country's, the conservative stalwart should stand behind Trump Aside from saying on Monday that he isn’t bothered one way or the other about being given a speaking slot at the GOP convention, Ted Cruz has been noticeably absent from the public eye since exiting the 2016 contest. One would think that a committed constitutionalist like Cruz would be doing everything he can to prevent Hillary Clinton from becoming president. But even if Cruz isn’t willing to stand side-by-side with Trump to that end, he should at least be willing to do so for his...
  • Cruz looks to ease bad blood with GOP establishment

    06/02/2016 12:35:11 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 110 replies
    Politico ^ | May 31, 2016 | Katie Glueck and Burgess Everett
    The freshman senator wants to return to the campaign trail this fall as a conservative surrogate for Republicans aiming to turn out the GOP base, they say. “That can go a long way toward establishing good relationships,” said a senior Cruz adviser... As Cruz preps for reelection in 2018 and eyes a 2020 presidential bid, there’s a tacit recognition among some members of his political circle that the opposition he faced from his own Republican colleagues was a real problem for his candidacy as the primary field dwindled... Other senators said they, too, have had almost no dealings with Cruz...
  • In Cleveland, Trump may need Cruz more than Cruz needs him

    05/30/2016 8:23:43 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 176 replies
    Austin American-Statesman ^ | Jonathan Tilove
    When Donald Trump collected a few unbound delegates last week, surpassing the 1,237 needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president, expectations that the national convention could be the most dramatic in modern times evaporated. “Now, it will be the most entertaining,” said Randy Evans, a party-wise man from Georgia, with a nod to the reality TV star’s promise to “put some show biz” into the July convention in Cleveland. But there remains an important, unscripted drama yet to unfold in the tempestuous relationship between Trump and his chief rival, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. Although Trump will arrive...
  • Cruz Asked If a "True Conservative" Would Support Trump; Cruz: " That's a Decision Every Voter...

    05/27/2016 2:04:02 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 272 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | May 27, 2016 | Ian Schwartz
    <p>CRUZ said it is his "hope" that the Republicans nominate a conservative, SIGNALING THAT THE NOMINEE HAS NOT BEEN DECIDED. "What I hope is that we have a Republican nominee that will actually defend conservative principles," Cruz said.</p> <p>Cruz ... is still working to elect delegates, "even though Donald has the delegates to get the nomination." "One of the reasons that we are continuing to work to elect conservatives to be delegates, ... we intend to do everything we can to fight for conservative principles to prevent Washington forces from watering down the platform."....</p>
  • Ted Cruz just crushed Donald Trump in Washington State GOP delegates [dirty tricks]

    05/24/2016 12:49:36 PM PDT · by · 280 replies
    The Week ^ | May 23, 2016 | Peter Weber
    Washington State holds its Republican primary on Tuesday, and with one candidate left in the race, there's not too much drama about the outcome. But in a twist — and what would the 2016 race be without a twist? — 40 of Washington's 41 delegates selected Saturday to attend the Republican National Convention in July are Ted Cruz partisans. Cruz supporters outnumbered Donald Trump supporters at the state GOP convention in Pasco, and they were better organized, pushing through the Cruz slate of delegates over occasional protests from Trump backers, who noted repeatedly that Cruz is no longer in the...
  • Washington state GOP convention backs Cruz over Trump

    05/22/2016 9:05:37 AM PDT · by Flick Lives · 98 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | Jim Brunner
    PASCO — Donald Trump has all but sewn up the GOP presidential nomination. But as thousands of Washington Republicans converged on a rodeo arena for their state convention over the weekend, the gathering didn’t look like a political party yet united behind a Trump-led ticket. Red Ted Cruz T-shirts outnumbered Trump ball caps on the convention floor at the TRAC Center, and supporters of the Texas senator won 40 of the 41 elected delegate slots for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer — even though Cruz has dropped out of the race. ...snip... Amid talk of Republican unity,...
  • Ted Cruz Says Fight Not Over with GOP Convention Nearing (Wants to CANCEL Open Primaries )

    05/17/2016 4:08:52 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 366 replies
    Christian Post ^ | May 16, 2016 | LIEZL DUNUAN
    Ted Cruz and his allies are preparing for the coming National GOP Convention. According to NBC News, Cruz who recently attended a GOP convention in Texas told his supporters that the days ahead will be "challenging" for the Republican Party. He, however, expressed hope that those who remain loyal to him and the party "will be the remnant, will be the core of pulling this country back from the abyss." Aside from this pronouncement, [he] has remained mum about whether he will throw his support for presumptive nominee Donald Trump. According to the NBC report, the support of Cruz and...
  • Marco Rubio criticizes anonymous sources, tweets workout plans

    05/17/2016 7:15:16 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 9 replies
    Marco Rubio fired off an extended series of tweets late Monday night, alternating between sharp jabs and light jokes, aimed at a pair of Washington Post reports about his plans for his political future and his alleged "hate" for the Senate, a word the Florida senator disputes. Criticizing the use of anonymous sources, Rubio, who has 1.36 million followers, took the opportunity to make an enigmatic joke about his political future, winking at his former rival Donald Trump. "As for future in politics, well it's nearly impossible for someone not in office to ever become a successful candidate for President....
  • Cruz: No interest in Supreme Court position

    05/13/2016 1:15:38 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 94 replies ^ | 05/13/16 11:33 AM EDT | NICK GASS
    Ted Cruz on Friday said he has no interest in becoming a Supreme Court justice, present or future. “I’ll tell you that that is not a desire of my heart," the Texas senator said in an interview on WBAP 820 AM. Read more: Follow us: @politico on Twitter | Politico on Facebook
  • Ted Cruz poised to challenge Trump in Texas

    05/11/2016 3:29:02 PM PDT · by maggief · 251 replies
    POLITICO ^ | May 11, 2016 | KYLE CHENEY
    Ted Cruz isn’t giving up. While Donald Trump dispatches three advisers to Texas’s convention in Dallas this week and makes a pitch for party unity, his team will be running up against a Cruz operation that is still maneuvering to stuff the state’s delegation with allies the senator could call on to snub the presumptive nominee. “We have a busy weekend planned,” said a source familiar with the Cruz campaign’s plans. Cruz is scheduled to deliver an address at the Texas convention after a week of hinting he could jump back into the presidential contest and urging activists to thwart...
  • Time is now for Trump to pick Rubio for VP

    05/03/2016 6:58:48 PM PDT · by MagillaX · 233 replies
    First the reason the time now to pick Rubio is to beat Hillary to the punch with picking an hispanic. Second reason why. It locks up almost all of the southern states. Rubio did well in Virginia and will also help in Nevada. This leaves Ohio for Trump to win. It also helps him compete in Minnesota and New Mexico. This will allow Trump to put resources in the some of the Northeast states making Hillary compete in states they would not normally compete in. Some argue for a women to cancel out the woman card or a black American....
  • Aides to Ted Cruz preparing for "a very somber" address in Indianapolis tonight

    05/03/2016 1:38:52 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 82 replies
    RTV6 ABC ^ | May 3, 2016 | Staff
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Aides to Ted Cruz aren't holding out much hope for a victory over Donald Trump in today's Indiana primary. One aide says the campaign is preparing for "a very somber" address in Indianapolis after the results come in... Cruz is publicly vowing to stay in the race, regardless of the results. But the aide says campaign officials are bracing for immediate staffing cuts -- "at a minimum..."
  • Cruz Says He's Still Within Reach of the Nomination if He Loses Indiana

    05/03/2016 12:36:59 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 123 replies
    KABC ^ | May 02, 2016 | Jessica Hopper
    With Indiana primary voters headed to the polls in less than 24 hours, Ted Cruz said he will "absolutely" have a path to victory even if he loses the next GOP presidential nominating contest. "We intend to do absolutely everything possible to win tomorrow. It's gonna be up to the people of Indiana," Cruz told ABC News while campaigning in Osceola, Indiana. "The polls have been all over the place. There has literally been a 30-point swing depending on what poll you are looking at. We are neck-and-neck right now in the state of Indiana."
  • Remember in 2014 When Ted Cruz Passed Out Goodie Bags and Toys to Illegal Aliens?

    05/03/2016 5:31:00 AM PDT · by detective · 36 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | May 3, 2016 | Sundance
    On July 19th 2014 Senator Ted Cruz went to McAllen Texas and passed out bags of goodies, treats and toys to illegal aliens as they crossed the border from Mexico.
  • Cruz's Image Plummets, Trump's Improves Among Republicans

    05/03/2016 5:32:33 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 76 replies ^ | 05/02/2016 | Frank Newport
    Ted Cruz -- attempting to hold on to the narrowing possibility that he can wrest the GOP nomination away from front-runner Donald Trump -- faces a crucial Indiana primary on Tuesday. Meanwhile, and perhaps ominously for Cruz, he has run into headwinds among Republicans at the national level. His image has essentially nosedived over the past week or two, while Trump's image has become more positive. Republicans' views of Cruz are now the worst in Gallup's history of tracking the Texas senator. His image among Republicans and Republican-leaning independents is at 39% favorable and 45% unfavorable, based on April 24-30...
  • The beginning of the end for Ted Cruz

    05/03/2016 4:24:02 AM PDT · by detective · 56 replies
    The Hill ^ | Philip N. Diehl
    Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) has run a brilliant campaign, and if it were not for Donald Trump, he'd probably be on the verge of wrapping up the Republican nomination by now. The Texas firebrand knew long before others that the party's primary schedule and delegate allocation rules played to his advantage, not to an establishment candidate like former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. From his arrival in the Senate, Cruz has bent the political space-time continuum around himself by demonstrating GOP leaders' inability to govern effectively or deliver on their promises to conservatives.
  • Cruz Preparing To Suspend Campaign This Week?

    05/02/2016 9:52:31 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 161 replies
    DC Whispers ^ | 05-02-2016
    FYI: Today the very same rumor from two different (and trusted) sources suggest Senator Ted Cruz’s campaign is currently engaged in ongoing discussions regarding the subject of suspending the campaign as early as this week should the Texas senator lose tomorrow’s Indiana primary.
  • Is Indiana the last stand for Ted Cruz?

    05/02/2016 10:44:04 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 23 replies
    BBC ^ | May 2, 2016 | Anthony Zurcher
    Indiana was supposed to be where Ted Cruz stopped Donald Trump's recent east coast winning streak. Like Horatius at the bridge, the Texas senator would turn back the Trump throng. Instead the primary on Tuesday could prove his final undoing. A Monday afternoon campaign event in the tiny town of Marion, Indiana (population 29,000) gave a taste of what Mr Cruz is up against. It was supposed to be a feel-good gathering, the candidate's first public appearance with Mike Pence since the Indiana governor had thrown his support to the Texan last week. That was before a small knot of...
  • Cruz fights to keep presidential hopes alive (Indiana Primary)

    05/02/2016 11:34:59 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 24 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | May 2, 2016 | Thomas Beaumont and Steve Peoples, AP
    <p>Ted Cruz's conservative crusade for the presidency fought for new life Monday ahead of an Indiana vote that could effectively end the GOP's primary season. The fiery Texas senator hinted at an exit strategy, even as he vowed to compete to the end against surging Republican front-runner Donald Trump.</p>
  • Gallup: Cruz Image Among Republicans Crashes

    05/02/2016 8:47:11 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 58 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 2, 2016 | Mike Flynn
    New survey data from Gallup shows Republican voters’ image of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has fallen precipitously in the last month. At the beginning of April, half of Republican voters had a positive image of Cruz, while just 35 percent had a negative view. Since then, however, that image has almost completely flipped. Currently, just 39 percent of Republican voters nationwide have a favorable view of Cruz and 45 percent have a negative view. Cruz’s net-favorable rating with Republican voters, then, is -six. Over the same period, GOP frontrunner Donald Trump has increased his favorable rating from 53 to 59...
  • Cruz's faltering campaign shows the risks of depending on a few (three) wealthy donors

    05/02/2016 8:23:08 PM PDT · by profit_guy · 23 replies
    LA Times ^ | May 2, 2016 | Joseph Tanfani and Noah Bierman
    Ted Cruz, in his outsider’s bid for the White House, has depended heavily on the largesse of just three wealthy donors to establish credibility and stay afloat amid a chaotic nominating process that killed off most of his rivals. Now, at perhaps the most desperate moment in his quest to win the Republican nomination, Cruz is learning the perils of relying on strong-willed magnates who carry their own agendas and have demanded an unprecedented level of control in how their money is spent. One of the three primary donors to Cruz’s presidential efforts, a private equity manager who recruited the...
  • Cruz's faltering campaign shows the risks of depending on a few wealthy donors

    05/02/2016 2:42:39 PM PDT · by catnipman · 77 replies
    LA Times ^ | 5/2/2016 | Joseph Tanfani and Noah Bierman
    Ted Cruz, in his outsider’s bid for the White House, has depended heavily on the largesse of just three wealthy donors to establish credibility and stay afloat amid a chaotic nominating process that killed off most of his rivals. Now, at perhaps the most desperate moment in his quest to win the Republican nomination, Cruz is learning the perils of relying on strong-willed magnates who carry their own agendas and have demanded an unprecedented level of control in how their money is spent. ...
  • Cruz team has no big plans in Indiana today [vanity]

    05/02/2016 2:32:50 AM PDT · by Future Useless Eater · 141 replies
    Cruz '16 Fiorina Events ^ | May 2, 2016 | self
    On the crucial last day before Indiana's do-or-die election, Ted Cruz has no rallies, and the Cruz family plans no time together. Ted Cruz and (Heidi with Carly) will be touring different parts of the state in two separate buses. Ted and Heidi will start this day half-a-state apart from each other, with Ted having breakfast in Osceola Indiana, while Heidi and Carly breakfast three hours away at a bakery in Brownsburg Indiana. Heidi and Carly have also announced their plans for lunch, ice cream, and pancakes, and then pizza for dinner, in suburbs that ring Indianapolis. Meanwhile, Ted will...
  • Ted Cruz’s Support Softens Among the Delegates He Courted

    05/02/2016 4:52:48 AM PDT · by King of Florida · 21 replies ^ | May 1, 2016 | Jeremy W. Peters
    Even as Donald J. Trump trounced him from New Hampshire to Florida to Arizona, Senator Ted Cruz could reassure himself with one crucial advantage: He was beating Mr. Trump in the obscure, internecine delegate fights that could end up deciding the Republican nomination for president. “This is how elections are won in America,” Mr. Cruz gloated after walking away with the most delegates in Wyoming last month. Now, as he faces a potentially candidacy-threatening contest on Tuesday in Indiana — where a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll, released Sunday morning, showed him trailing Mr. Trump by 15 percentage points...
  • Lyin’ Ted’s RINO Snake-Chuckers Swing & Miss in MA

    05/01/2016 11:16:04 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 15 replies ^ | May 1, 2016 | Howie Carr
    So now I have a roommate at the Republican national convention in Cleveland in July – my wife. She was elected yesterday from North Attleboro as a Donald Trump delegate to the national GOP convention. Unfortunately for Dyin’ Ted Cruz, she is not a double agent for him or any other Canadian-born RINO’s. “I got more votes than anybody else!” my spouse bragged to me last evening, and she told me to put her quote into the paper – or else. Yesterday’s Congressional caucuses were yet another sad day for the GOPe here in Massachusetts. Weekends are when the Cruz...
  • Ted Cruz Renounces Newly Discovered Canadian Citizenship

    05/01/2016 4:18:43 PM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 57 replies
    Time ^ | 6/10/14
    The Republican senator gave up his dual citizenship months after first learning he was a Canadian citizen Texas Senator (and possible 2016 presidential hopeful) Ted Cruz has formally given up his Canadian citizenship, about nine months after learning he had it. While at home in Houston on Tuesday, Cruz was notified by mail that the renunciation became official on May 14, The Dallas Morning News reports. “He’s pleased to receive the notification and glad to have this process finalized,” spokeswoman Catherine Frazier said. Cruz intended to give up his Canadian citizenship, which was not a secret, after The Dallas Morning...
  • Are Ted Cruz delegates starting to freak?

    05/01/2016 7:36:40 PM PDT · by detective · 30 replies
    WND ^ | 05/01/2016
    After walking away with the majority of delegates in Wyoming and Colorado, Sen. Ted Cruz was on a roll. His knowledge of the “obscure, internecine” delegate fights gave him a tactical advantage over front-runner Donald Trump, which could end up deciding the Republican nomination for president. “This is how elections are won in America,” said Cruz. The Texas senator saw a silver lining to his declining polls as he heads into Tuesday’s critical Indiana primary. According to the National Review, “The political world was captivated – and Trump supporters were infuriated – by the Cruz campaign’s successful effort to elect...
  • Ted Cruz takes on Caitlyn Jenner over transgender fight

    05/01/2016 7:38:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 94 replies
    CNN ^ | 05/01/2016 | Eugene Scott
    <p>Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is standing his ground in his belief that allowing transgender people to use the bathroom of their choice "opens the door for predators," dismissing criticism from Caitlyn Jenner, who mocked him over the issue last week.</p>
  • Before Indiana, Ted Cruz Struggles as Donald Trump Revels in Lead

    05/01/2016 7:08:05 PM PDT · by Innovative · 38 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 1, 2016 | MATT FLEGENHEIMER and THOMAS KAPLAN
    An NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll released on Sunday showed Donald J. Trump with a lead of 15 points among likely Republican primary voters, 49 percent to 34 percent. Fifty-eight percent of voters said they disapproved of the agreement struck by Mr. Cruz and Gov. John Kasich, which called for Mr. Kasich to abandon campaigning in Indiana in exchange for Mr. Cruz’s withdrawal from Oregon and New Mexico. Thirty-four percent approved. Mr. Cruz’s own polling has likewise shown him trailing Mr. Trump, compelling the campaign to look beyond the state, if at least for a moment. And on Saturday, Mr....
  • Chuck Todd gets HEATED with Ted Cruz on Meet The Press

    05/01/2016 7:10:40 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 150 replies
    Chuck Todd got very frustrated with Ted Cruz over the Republican candidate refusing to answer his questions over and over. Every day Cruz gets a little more desperate and frantic.
  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 5:29:17 PM PDT · by dynoman · 376 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/30/16 7:50 PM | Byron York
    GREENFIELD, Ind. — At a campaign stop just days before the critical Indiana primary, Heidi Cruz, wife of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, said one of her husband's strengths in the campaign is that he "is an immigrant." "Ted is an immigrant," Mrs. Cruz said, emphasizing the word "is." "He is Hispanic."
  • Trump: Cruz ‘never faced a debater like me’

    04/24/2016 5:56:56 PM PDT · by kinsman redeemer · 163 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 23, 2016 | Jessie Hellmann
    "I beat him in every single debate. Every single debate, I beat Ted Cruz. He was supposed to be a good debater," Trump said at a rally in Bridgeport, Conn. "He never had a debater like me where I interrupt him every four minutes. … I don't think he actually is a good debater."
  • Christian Conservative speaks out against Ted Cruz

    04/24/2016 7:04:13 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 103 replies
    Melanie M wrote: I am a Christian Conservative and have very strong opinions of political stances. The republican party is not an entity it is people, no people no party so they better get their crap together. Christian is not what you do it is who you are and though we may disagree on scripture, doctrine or interpretation no one has the right to question another persons salvation experience or their Christianity. I find Ted Cruz dishonest and manipulative in this race. His Christian roots untraceable and his rhetoric unstable. Donald Trump may not always meet the mark as politically...
  • Cruz, Kasich coordinate in new anti-Trump effort

    04/24/2016 7:28:05 PM PDT · by M. Thatcher · 77 replies
    Politico ^ | 04/24/16 10:21 PM EDT | By Katie Glueck
    Ted Cruz and John Kasich are ceding states to each other as part of a broader effort to stop Donald Trump, an abrupt change in strategy that the campaigns announced Sunday night. “To ensure that we nominate a Republican who can unify the Republican Party and win in November, our campaign will focus its time and resources in Indiana and in turn clear the path for Gov. Kasich to compete in Oregon and New Mexico, and we would hope that allies of both campaigns would follow our lead,” Cruz campaign manager Jeff Roe said in a statement. Previously, the Cruz...
  • Ted Cruz, John Kasich join forces to stop Donald Trump

    04/24/2016 8:04:15 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 346 replies
    CNN ^ | April 24, 2016 | David Mark
    Ted Cruz and John Kasich issued startling statements Sunday night about their paths ahead, the first sign the two campaigns are coordinating to deny Donald Trump the Republican presidential nomination. Within minutes of each other, the pair issued statements saying they will divide their efforts in upcoming contests with Cruz focusing on Indiana and Kasich devoting his efforts to Oregon and New Mexico. The strategy is aimed at blocking Trump from gaining the 1,237 delegates necessary to claim to GOP nomination this summer.
  • Cruz campaign announces they're focusing on Indiana and clearing a path for Kasich

    04/24/2016 7:58:36 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 146 replies
    Cruz campaign announces they're focusing on Indiana and clearing a path for Kasich in Oregon and New Mexico.