Read Ted Cruz’s Response to the Announcement that Marco Rubio was Running for President

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) is running for President but don’t think that his decision to run is causing any bad blood with the other announced candidates. Just hours after word leaked that Rubio was running, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) took to the Internet to welcome his new rival to the race. Cruz’s comments warmly commend his colleague as well as mention his belief that Rubio’s entrance to the race can only be good for the GOP and for America.


From Ted Cruz’s Campaign Page:

“Marco is a friend and colleague whom I greatly respect. We’re both the sons of immigrants who escaped Cuba to build a better life in the United States, and we share a deep appreciation and understanding of what it means to work hard and achieve the American Dream. Marco is a talented communicator and part of a new generation of Republicans stepping forward to promote conservative solutions to our pressing challenges. He is a strong addition to the Republican field, and he will undoubtedly elevate the debate for all of us.”


Marco Rubio is a friend and colleague whom I greatly respect. We’re both the sons of immigrants who escaped Cuba to…

Posted by Ted Cruz on Monday, April 13, 2015


That’s what I call a class act. Way to go, Senator Cruz. Even if you don’t win, you’re a winner in my book.

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Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Romulus Marketing. He's also the managing editor at, and the managing partner at You can read more of his writing at Eagle Rising.
Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their three wonderful children.

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