Texans for Fiscal Responsibility today offered its endorsement to Ted Cruz in the 2016 presidential primary.
“Ted Cruz is a principled, commonsense conservative who has done in Washington precisely what he said he was going to do,” said Michael Quinn Sullivan,
the president of TFR. “Ted Cruz has taken on the Washington
establishment cartel of Democrats and liberal Republicans, unabashedly
defending our constitutional liberties and promoting the principles of
Texas’ primary election begins with early voting from Tuesday, Feb. 16 through Friday, Feb. 26. Election day is Tuesday, March 1.
appreciate the support of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility. I'm
committed to scrubbing the budget of unconstitutional spending to ensure
taxpayer dollars are spent wisely," said Cruz. "No responsible
parent would leave their children with hundreds of thousands of dollars
in debt; we should not allow the government to do this to our children
and grandchildren either. It’s time for Washington to tighten its belt –
no more reckless spending or handing out favors to K-Street lobbyists
while hard-working Americans are left to foot the bill."
open-seat election for the U.S. Senate, Cruz was not predicted to defeat
his wealthy opponent in a multi-candidate primary. Yet Cruz won despite
being strongly outspent and roundly attacked by the media and
tired of politicians who worm their way up to the seat of crony power
in Washington, DC. People are looking for statesmen who will overturn
that table and shine a light in the darkness that has engulfed our
nation’s Capitol,” added Sullivan. "Ted Cruz and proven time and again
that he isn't beholden to, or intimidated by, the paper tigers in the
Washington cartel of influence peddlers and crony corporate subsidizers.
As his record demonstrates over and over, Americans can trust Ted Cruz
to do what he promises."
the presidential candidates, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility compared
the public statements and governing records of the candidates, as well
as considered input from the grassroots organization’s subscribers. TFR
is the largest grassroots organization in the Lone Star State focused on
budget and governance issues.
have an embarrassment of riches in this field of GOP presidential
candidates, but Ted Cruz has demonstrated an unwavering loyalty to the
principles of liberty embodied in our constitution. Texas taxpayers are
strongly supporting Ted Cruz, and we’re honored to stand alongside