Senator Ted Cruz announced his run for President of the United States of America last night.
I’m running for President and I hope to earn your support! pic.twitter.com/0UTqaIoytP
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) March 23, 2015
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The first-term senator from Texas announced early Monday he is running for president.
Cruz announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination in a 30-second video message in a tweet shortly after midnight Monday. Later in the day, he will appear at Virginia’s Liberty University, the largest Christian university in the world, where he will make his in-person declaration.
“I’m running for President and I hope to earn your support!” Cruz said in his tweet.