The Republican told ABC13 that his re-election bid is a “real race” because of energy on the “hard left.”
“The anger on the left is real. And so I think the urgency for conservatives, the urgency for Texans who don’t want to see us turn into California needs to be real as well,” Cruz said.
“If we turn out freedom-loving Texans, we’re going to keep this state bright red,” he said. “but we’ve got to make sure people show up and vote.”
Earlier this week, Cruz said that he would welcome President Donald Trump to campaign for him in Texas despite their acrimonious presidential primary contest, according to the Houston Chronicle.
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