Cruz Says He Supports Ending U.S. Birthright Citizenship

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz says that he “absolutely” supports ending birthright citizenship.

  • “We should end granting automatic birthright citizenship to the children of those who are here illegally,” Cruz, a senator from Texas, says on Michael Medved’s radio show
  • “I welcome Donald Trump articulating this view,” as it’s one “I have long held”
    • NOTE: Trump included ending birthright citizenship in his immigration plan rolled out on Sunday
  • Cruz says “virtually every element” in Trump’s immigration plan “is contained within legislation” that he has previously filed

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