Well see how his party leader takes this one….
The Texas Senator Cruz…. Is only 48 years old…
Sen. Ted Cruz, the runner-up to Donald Trump in the bruising 2016 Republican presidential primary, revealed Thursday that he wants to someday mount another White House campaign.
“Look, I hope to run again,” the Texas lawmaker told The Christian Science Monitor. “We came very, very close in 2016. And it’s the most fun I’ve ever had in my life.”
Cruz sparred viciously with Trump during the GOP’s previous nominating contest. Trump memorably threatened and sharedonline an unflattering photo of Cruz’s wife, and promulgated an unfounded conspiracy theory linking Cruz’s father to former President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.
Cruz achieved the second-most delegates at the party’s July 2016 convention in Cleveland, where a contingent of his supporters attempted to derail Trump’s nomination and disrupted the proceedings. Cruz also declined to endorse Trump in a prime-time address, instead imploring Republicans to “vote your conscience.” The speech was met with a chorus of boos from the convention floor.
But Cruz two months later announced he would be voting for Trump in the general election against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, and has emerged in the three years since as a staunch conservative ally of the president’s in Congress….