VIDEO: Ted Cruz Questioned on Wife’s Connections to Council on Foreign Relations

March 27, 2015   |   Derrick Broze

Derrick Broze
March 27, 2015

(ANTIMEDIA) Senator Ted Cruz has officially thrown his hat into the ring for the 2016 Presidency. Cruz is often lauded as a hero by Conservatives, Tea Party supporters, and even some Libertarians (that’s BIG “L”) who believe his rhetoric about reducing the federal government and stopping Obama. Despite Cruz’s current position as President Candidate he has not always been the darling of the right wing.

In 2012 Ted Cruz was running for his Senate position and attended a Straw Poll in Texas to build support for his campaign. I had the opportunity to question him about his wife’s connections to the Council on Foreign Relations.

Check out this map to see the organizations and individuals who are connected to the CFR.

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As we reported earlier this week, there are several other reasons to question Cruz’s intentions.

“Many self-proclaimed conservatives, especially from the Tea Party base, have applauded the idea of a Ted Cruz candidacy. However, it seems that the Tea Party no longer opposes corporate collusion, considering that Cruz’ wife works for the primary corporation responsible for the wholesale purchasing of America’s electoral system; Goldman Sachs.

According to Bloomberg,

Heidi Cruz, a Harvard Business School graduate who worked in President George W. Bush’s administration, joined Goldman Sachs in 2005 and was promoted to managing director, the firm’s second-highest rank, in 2012. She serves as regional head of the Houston office in the private wealth-management unit, which serves individuals and families who have on average more than $40 million with the firm.

It’s been reported today that Mrs. Cruz will be taking an unpaid leave from Goldman Sachs to “help with her husband’s campaign for the U.S. presidency.” This will undoubtedly serve to deflect from her role in one of America’s most hated corrupt banking entities as well.”


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Author: Derrick Broze

Derrick Broze joined Anti-Media as an independent journalist in July of 2014. His topics of interest include solutions to the police state, the surveillance state, economic inequality, attacks on Native communities, and oppression in all its forms. He was born in Houston, Texas.

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  1. A vote for Ted Cruz is a vote for more of the same. Not like there is any difference between the pre-selected "options" we have anyway. Notice how Cruz only mentions his wife working for Bush? Can you say "distancing" LOL.. Let's see, Cruz was a legal adviser for the Bush/Cheney 2000 campaign, and the part of the rigged re-count team in Florida. Not to mention his integration into the corrupt DOJ. I can't even believe we are still discussing candidates as if we had a choice when it is clear that they all work together and it sure isn't for us.

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  2. This is propaganda folks from a disgruntled Libtard

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  3. Big deal, name one person running for US office that is not in some way connected with the CFR, Trilateral Commisison, and the myriad other secret and semi-secret power groups. I say CRUZ 2016.

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  4. Just as a vote NOT for his wife…but he is married to her and he ALSO helped with the legal information concerning the North American Union….nuff said.

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