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Ted Cruz Wants Two Senatorial Terms and a Third for Himself

If passed, the bill would limit senators to two six-year terms

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UNITED STATES: Ted Cruz was elected to the US Senate in 2012 and quickly established himself as the face of the Republican hard right through an array of antics, including reading Dr. Seuss and acting like Darth Vader during a lengthy floor speech that resulted in a shutdown of the government.

“His actions did not endear him to Congress members. I like Ted Cruz more than most of my other colleagues like Ted Cruz,” according to former Democratic senator Al Franken. 

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Cruz made a serious effort to win the Republican nomination for president in 2016, but he came in second behind Donald Trump.

Despite a fierce campaign from Democrat Beto O’Rourke, the Republican won a second term in 2018 after serving for a brief while as a right-wing alternative to Trump.

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When it comes to the hypothetical field for the Republican presidential nomination in 2024, when Cruz is up for reelection to the Senate, his name is now present, albeit not prominently.

On the American right, term limits for members of Congress are a well-liked proposal.

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The Republican stated that term limits are “critical to fixing what’s wrong with Washington DC” when introducing his plan to seek a constitutional amendment, an endeavor conducted with Ralph Norman, a House Republican from South Carolina.

The Republican stated, “And if and when [the term limits amendment] passes, I will happily comply. I’ve never said I’m going to unilaterally comply. I’ll tell you what, when the socialists and when the swamp …”

Since 2013, Rafael Edward Cruz (Ted Cruz), an American politician and attorney, has represented Texas in the Senate as a junior senator.
The Republican, held the position of Texas’ solicitor general from 2003 to 2008.

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