Shortly after midnight, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tx) announced that he is running for president in 2016.
Cruz the first, GOP candidate to make it official will formally launch his presidential bid this morning at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.
I’m running for President and I hope to earn your support! pic.twitter.com/0UTqaIoytP
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) March 23, 2015