Why Did Ted Cruz Pick March 23 to Announce His Presidential Candidacy?

Texas Senator Ted Cruz announced his candidacy for presidency, becoming not only the first candidate to officially announce, but the first in American history to announce on social media, in this case on Twitter.

Cruz’s announcement came at the stroke of midnight on March 23, a date that the new official GOP presidential candidate definitely didn’t pick randomly.

From Cruz’s newly created “Ted Cruz 2016” Twitter account, Cruz’s team revealed why March 23 was chosen to announce his presidential bid, noting that it is the anniversary of the date that the “disaster known as Obamacare” was signed into law:

Cruz has repeatedly vowed to repeal every word of Obamacare, should he be elected to the presidency.


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Matthew K. Burke
Matthew K. Burke
A former Washington State U.S. Congressional candidate in 2010, Matthew attended the nation’s first modern day Tea Party in 2009 in Seattle, Washington. He also began writing and blogging that year. Matthew became a Certified Financial Planner in 1995 and was a Financial Advisor for 24 years in his previous life. Matthew was one of the three main writers leading a conservative news site to be one of the top 15 conservative news sites in the U.S. in a matter of months. He brings to PolitiStick a vast amount of knowledge about economics as well as a passion and commitment to the vision that our Founding Fathers had for our Republic.

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