At Greg Abbott’s election night party in Texas, Sen. Ted Cruz hailed Abbott’s victory against Democratic candidate Wendy Davis.
Cruz praised Abbott for being “smart, principled, and fearless,” recalling that the Texas Attorney General was one of his mentors.
“Greg Abbott has the heart of a lion and he is our governor!” Cruz said.
Cruz also celebrated the looming Republican takeover of the United States Senate.
“We are fixin’ to to retake the Senate and retire Harry Reid as Majority Leader!” said Cruz, calling the election as “terrific night for conservatives.
“For six years we’ve been trapped in the Obama stagnation and malaise,” Cruz said, calling for a united Republican force for leadership.
“The era of Obama lawlessness is over!” he cried as the crowd cheered wildly.