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Ted Cruz, Texas senator, to launch U.S. presidential bid
Canadian-born Cruz, 44, will be the 1st high-profile candidate to formally launch White House bid
…The son of an American mother and Cuban-born father, Cruz would be the nation's first Hispanic president. While born in Canada, two lawyers who represented presidents from both parties at the Supreme Court recently wrote in the Harvard Law Review that Cruz meets the constitutional standard to run.
Born in Calgary, Alta., in 1970, Cruz formally gave up his Canadian citizenship in May 2014.
Ted Cruz Running For President: Texas Senator to Announce 2016 White House Bid Monday
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz will announce his presidential campaign Monday, becoming the first major presidential candidate to officially enter the 2016 race.
Aides to the Republican senator tell ABC News he will make the announcement during the convocation speech at Liberty University, a Christian college in Lynchburg, Virginia, on Monday morning. News of the announcement was first reported by the Houston Chronicle.
originally posted by: xuenchen
Cruz is running interference to help usher in the final candidate.
Is he a "natural born citizen"?
Lots of diversions will be created by Cruz's comments.