• Watch Ted Cruz’s Entire Speech After Declaring Presidential Run

    Earlier Monday, Sen. Ted Cruz (TX-R) put all the speculation about his presidential aspirations to bed when he kicked off his presidential candidacy in a speech in at Liberty University.

    Cruz told the crowd he would work to dismantle the IRS and said he would repeal Obamacare and replace it with a market-based, patient-centered initiative.

    “Imagine a simple flat tax,” Cruz said said. “Imagine abolishing the IRS.”

    Cruz didn’t also tackled the controversial issue of immigration, asking the crowd to “Imagine a president that finally, finally, finally secures the borders.”

    “God has blessed America from the very beginning of this nation, and I believe God isn’t done with America yet,” Cruz said, promising the crowd that he plans on “reigniting the promise of America.”

    Now you can watch Ted Cruz’s full announcement speech in the video clip above.

    Jerome Hudson

    Managing Editor

    Jerome Hudson has written for numerous national outlets, including The Hill, National Review, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was recognized as one of Florida’s emerging stars, having been included in the list “25 Under 30: Florida’s Rising Young Political Class.” Hudson is a Savannah, Ga. native who currently resides in Florida.

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