Now that Texas Senator Ted Cruz is no longer running for president, people have begun to speculate what his next move might be!
Well, Cruz may have just dropped a major hint by announcing he has no interest in a Supreme Court nomination if Donald Trump wins the presidency in November. Instead, the one-term senator says he plans to run for reelection in 2018.
Cruz, who served as Texas’ solicitor general prior to being elected senator, noted that he has “had several opportunities in the past to go to the bench, and I certainly deeply respect the job that the justices do.”
“But I think our country is in crisis, and I think we need a strong conservative president who will appoint not just one, but two, three, four, five Supreme Court justices who are principled constitutionalists,” he added. “I am committed to the fight of ensuring that we have strong, principled constitutionalists on the court. But I believe that I can do a great more good fighting across the political spectrum” on issues related to work in the Senate.
Cruz earlier this week announced his reelection bid for Senate in 2018 after suspending his presidential campaign.
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