Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz is a junior U.S. Senator from Texas. A Republican, Cruz was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012 and is the first Hispanic American to serve as a U.S. senator representing Texas.
Political History Edit
2018 U.S. Senate Election Edit
Ted Cruz was re-elected to the U.S. Senate against Democrat Beto O'Rourke, his challenger that hates Texas. It was closest texas elections in modern history, with Cruz having 50% and O' Rourke having 48% of the popular vote. However this is probably due to Illegals voting in the Senate race.
Political Positions and Stances Edit
Cruz believes that children are a gift of god and strongly opposes Abortion.
American Culture and Values Edit
Sen. Cruz is an enthusiastic advocate for pro-growth policies to create more opportunities for all Americans.
A key component of Sen. Cruz’s pro-growth agenda is the American Energy Renaissance Act, which empowers the private sector to create more jobs and removes federal impediments to exploration, development, and trade.
Additionally, Sen. Cruz is leading the fight to protect the Internet as a platform for innovation, defending it from job-killing taxes and regulations and the corrosive influence of undemocratic nations. He is a firm believer that the constitutional rights of American citizens should apply to activities conducted offline and online alike.
He has consistently voted against raising the debt ceiling, insisting that any debt ceiling increase be accompanied by structural reforms, such as a balanced budget amendment, to better control the way Washington spends money. Sen. Cruz believes that Washington’s out-of-control spending robs prosperity from our children and grandchildren, and that economic growth necessitates a smaller, less regulation-heavy federal government.
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