- On Monday, Cruz formally announced his candidacy at Liberty University in Virginia.
- Photo credit: Paul J. Richards / AFP / Getty Images
- Earlier in the day, Cruz tweeted his intentions. Check out his post here.
- The Houston Chronicle reported Saturday that Cruz was planning to announce his candidacy.
- — Teddy Schleifer (@teddyschleifer)Sun, Mar 22 2015 04:06:08A @HoustonChron EXCLUSIVE: @tedcruz will announce on Monday that he will run for President of the United States. | http://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/politics/us/article/Ted-Cruz-to-announce-presidential-bid-Monday-6150894.php?t=ec04aca79dc2a96c75&cmpid=twitter-premium …
- Opinions varied on social media.
- — Ryan (@Imperium723)Sun, Mar 22 2015 08:24:05No #gop figure represents the grass roots better than Ted Cruz. His voice is welcome-- W/o an energized base, there is no Republican Party.
- — TennesseeForCruz2016 (@TN_For_Ted_Cruz)Sun, Mar 22 2015 06:04:04
- — Katherine (@Femmenisms)Sun, Mar 22 2015 08:04:24Honestly I hope Ted Cruz is announcing Monday his new plan to blast himself off into space and never come back again #TedCruz2016
- — Aaron Bandler (@bandlersbanter)Sun, Mar 22 2015 08:09:27Since Ted Cruz is about to run for president, here's a friendly reminder to Cruz birthers that he is eligible. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2015/03/15/lawyers-say-canadian-born-cruz-eligible-to-run-for-president/ …
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Sen. Ted Cruz announces presidential bid
The Texas Republican tweeted that he plans to run for president.