February 11, 2016
Cruz: His momma is natural born. Thus, so is he.
Congrats to Ted Cruz, who stunned pundits who said a conservative could not score high in New Hampshire, for finishing strong in the primary. Okay, folks, here is why Ted Cruz is eligible to be president according to the Constitution. First, I wish to give a shout-out to my dear friend, Mike "Mr. Constitution" Holler, author of The Constitution Made Easy. Mike explained and confirmed Cruz's eligibility. In a nutshell, the first immigration law passed by Congress and signed by George Washington says, "And the children of citizens of the United States that may be born beyond sea, or out of the limits of the United States, shall be considered as natural born Citizens[.]" An additional qualification is that the father of such children must have lived at some time in the U.S. There you have it, folks. The Congressional Research Service published a paper on this question. Considering the history of the constitutional provision,...(Read Full Post)