Ted Cruz

Stopping bad things is a significant public service-Ted Cruz

Background of Ted Cruz

Accomplishments, Education, Crimes/ Scandals, Public Offices, Religion, Jobs


Education- Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (1992), Harvard Law School (1995)

Crimes/ Scandals- None

Public Offices- Texas Senator

Religion- Southern Baptist

Jobs- Lawyer

Stances on Issues

Economic-

1. “Would produce booming growth and 4.9 million new jobs within a decade.”

2. “We agree on the need for a strong national defense and jobs and economic growth, and that's what this is all about.”

3. “No one has been hurt more under the Obama economy than young people, than Hispanics, than African Americans, than single moms.”

Immigration-

1. “And I give you my word, Jeff, as president, I will secure the border, and we will end illegal immigration.”

2. “If we secure the border, that solves the problem.”

3. Perhaps most radically in the new plan, Cruz says he would halt “any increases in legal immigration so long as American unemployment remains unacceptably high.”

Foreign Policy-

1. “Should stand unshakably alongside the nation of Israel. If I am elected president that is exactly what we will do.”

2. “(It is) at a time when ISIS has declared war, at a time when radical Islamists want to kill as many Americans as possible.”

3. “I trust the leaders of Israel to determine whether they want a two-state solution or a one-state solution.”

Texas Senator

Name- Ted Cruz

Party- Republican

Age- 45

State Representing- Texas