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U.S. Senator Ted Cruz supports Congresswoman Yvette Herrell at Las Cruces rally

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Texas Senator Ted Cruz makes a stop in Las Cruces to show support for Republican Congresswoman Yvette Herrell's reelection campaign.

Monday night Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas spoke at a rally in Las Cruces in support of New Mexico Congresswoman Yvette Herrell’s reelection campaign.

Congresswoman Herrell spoke briefly before introducing Senator Cruz who took the stage and spoke on issues from election security and police funding, to border security and crime.

“And then there is illegal immigration. As a Texan, I don’t need to tell the people of New Mexico the disaster that is happening at the southern border,” Cruz said.

Senator Cruz was also highly critical of the Biden Administration and made it clear that his main goal on this cross-country tour is to promote GOP candidates.

“The purpose of this bus tour is real simple, it is to take back America, it is to elect and reelect warriors like Yvette Herrell,” Cruz said.

Jonny Coker is a Multimedia Journalist for KRWG Public Media. He has lived in Southern New Mexico for most of his life, growing up in the small Village of Cloudcroft, and earning a degree in Journalism and Media Studies at New Mexico State University. Jonny believes that access to news and information is essential for a smoothly functioning society, and public media is one of the best ways to spread that knowledge.