Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has informed Trump transition insiders that he would accept the nomination to take the place of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, potentially cementing the power of the court’s conservative wing for decades, according to sources, THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER reports.
Cruz hinted at his openness to joining the court Friday at a legal conference. “Ted Cruz would absolutely accept it if offered a seat on the court,” said a transition insider.
The source close to Cruz said later Sunday that Cruz hasn’t give a green light to President-elect Trump. Read more at THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER.