7 Reasons Why Ted Cruz Is Eligible to Be President

Craig Huey2016 Presidential Election, Church, Election17 Comments

7 Reasons Why Ted Cruz Is Eligible to Be President

Ted Cruz (Credit: Gage Skidmore)

Questions continue to abound whether US Senator and Presidential candidate Ted Cruz is eligible to run for President of the United States.

For a politician, doubt is death and truth irrelevant.

But what is the truth?

Who is saying that Ted Cruz is ineligible?

  • The liberal media, SNL, and MSNBC
  • Donald Trump, his #1 opponent
  • Progressive, liberal politicians who know he is a principled conservative
  • Establishment Republicans who know that Cruz is principled, not a compromiser on key policies.

The Constitution stipulates the following requirements for someone to become President:

No person except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States, at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not have attained to the age of thirty-five years, and been fourteen Years a resident within the United States.

Cruz is 46 years old, has lived in the United States for more than fourteen years.

But is he a natural born citizen?

Here are seven reasons which prove that Ted Cruz is a natural born US citizen, and is eligible to run for President:

  1. His mother is an American Citizen, born in Delaware.
  1. The Natural Born Clause was clarified very early in the history of the Republic, which includes a child born to one American Citizen, abroad.
  1. Former Presidential candidate John McCain was born in the Panama Canal. Former Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s father George was born in Mexico. Despite the origin of their births outside of the United States, they both ran for President without questions challenging their citizenship.
  1. Former US Senator Barry Goldwater was born in the Arizona Territories, yet he ran for President in 1964 without any uproar over his citizenship.
  1. Ted Cruz never underwent a naturalization process. He did not need to, because he is an American citizen.
  1. If Ted Cruz were ineligible, so would the first eight Presidents of the United States, since they were born as British citizens.
  1. Donald Trump never made Cruz’ eligibility an issue, until the US Senator began rising in the polls.

Care to share your thoughts? Email me at craig@electionforum.org

17 Comments on “7 Reasons Why Ted Cruz Is Eligible to Be President”

  1. WE need a movement to get Christians registered to vote and a movement to make them understand that if they are registered to vote they need to get to the polls. God calls us to ‘respect the government’ 1 Peter 2:13-17, that ‘we are subject to our authorities’ Titus 3:1-2; the bible says ‘we are not to associate with those who are given to change’ Proverbs 24:21 and ‘we are to seek peace and prosperity for our city’ Jeremiah 29:7, so regardless of whether we think Jesus should come back tomorrow’ and letting an immoral nation arise to power by not voting accelerates this, or whether you ultimately decide that ‘God is in charge anyway (which he is) it is our civil duty to vote. How can I be of service on a larger scale?

    1. what can I do, I’m drawn to the suggestive – maybe there’s a Samaritans group for compulsive limerickers?I think any decent young fellarwould see all the problems and tell her- wedding giant crustaceansis frought with frustration- you wouldn’t undress her, you’d shell her.

  2. Even Rafael (there is no “Ted”) Cruz stated the definition of Natural Born Citizen; “A child born in the U.S.A. from 2 citizen parents.”
    Rafael is a British subject, born in a British Colony.
    Rafael Sr. was not a U.S. citizen & Rafael Jr. was not born in the U.S.A.
    Why is Craig obsessed with Cruz?

  3. Because Ted is a strong Evangelical Christian who MEMORIZED the Constitution. He is gaining momentum and is the only one tough enough to overrun the RINO called Trump!

  4. If you are for Trump over Cruz keep in mind that the next president will probably appoint one or two Supreme Court Justices. How pro-life is Trump? I would trust Cruz’s judgement over Trump’s on that issue without a doubt.

  5. Why are you discussing this now? It is apparent, by pass election, (Obama) that the people and government don’t care eitherway.

  6. This article at the Constitution Society website provides some very compelling evidence that Cruz may not be eligible to be President. The Constitutional natural born requirement for the President is exclusively different than those who become a citizen by naturalization which applies to Cruz.

    I like Cruz very much and, if the Supreme Court rules he is eligible, I’d have no problem with voting for him in November. I hope this is settled by SCOTUS soon.

    http://www.constitution.org/abus/pres_elig.htm

    1. Tim, for you to say that, indicates you read nothing at the link I provided. Also, you apparently do not know anything about the naturalization laws. Even the children of military service members born outside of the US at military installations located on foreign soil become US citizen via the naturalization process. This process was confirmed to me by a friend and retired service member who’s son was born in England.

      Congress created and has changed the naturalization laws several times over the years. What’s important to understand is the naturalization laws at the time of Cruz’s birth. It’s interesting that no one has asked Cruz, or his parents, by what process he became a US citizen when he was born in Canada. He used to have dual citizenship.

      Military link:
      http://military.findlaw.com/family-employment-housing/military-children-born-abroad.html

  7. If they want to quibble about Cruz and his citzenship, then they must also look at Obama’s. His father wasn’t a citizen, either.

    BTW, Cruz’ family was only in Canada because of work.

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  9. Since my first comment above, I’ve written an essay the includes lots of resources that is backed up with links to supporting documentation and references.

    Unfortunately, I’m convinced that Ted Cruz is not a “natural born Citizen” as required by Article II.

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