Driving the news: Cruz is a potential Republican candidate for the 2024 presidential race but has held off on making any official announcement. He told the Examiner that he has not made a decision about 2024 because he wants to see what Trump plans to do.
- Cruz said he may still launch a 2024 campaign even if Trump decides to run again.
- Anyone who is dismissing Trump as a candidate isn’t being honest with their 2024 plans, Cruz said.
What he said: “There are a lot of candidates out there feeling their oats and boasting, ‘I’m running no matter what. I don’t care what Donald Trump says.’ Anyone who says that is lying. That’s an idiotic statement for someone to make who’s actually thinking about…