We’re all counting the days until a Republican takes over the Oval Office. As of this writing, we have just 387 more days to endure President Obama.
And GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz is painting a picture of what kind of transformation he will undertake immediately — on the very first day — should he be the one to move into that office on January 20, 2017.
Via The Washington Examiner:
Surging Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz is laying out what would be the most aggressive first day in office ever for a new president, starting with the elimination of “every single illegal and unconstitutional” executive action taken by President Obama.
In an epilogue to his father Rafael Cruz’s upcoming autobiography — due out January 5, but available on Amazon now — the Texas senator also said that he would rip up Obama’s controversial deal with Iran, open an investigation into Planned Parenthood’s abortion practice, end the IRS’s “persecution of religious liberty,” and shift the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
“All of that is on day one. It is an example of how quickly things can change,” Cruz penned in his father’s revealing personal story, A Time for Action, published by WND Books.
“The left, and the media (who are in cahoots), try to convince us that nothing can change. They want us to give up. But strong presidential leadership, backed by the American people, can usher in dramatic change,” wrote Cruz.
His day one five-point agenda goes much further than past presidents have been able to achieve and gives an indication of how swiftly he hopes to begin unraveling the Obama presidency.
Cruz also presented his short term plan to go even further by repealing Obamacare, expanding school choice, moving to “rebuild our military,” doing more to reform the Veterans Administration, taking on ISIS with greater force and securing the border and ending the sanctuary city system that lets cities get away with harboring illegal immigrants wanted by federal authorities.
“Our country is in crisis,” wrote Cruz. “I am convinced, it is now or never. There comes a point where the hole is too deep, the debt is too great, our liberties are too receded, and there is no going back,” he added.
Indeed, we all fear President Obama’s presidency has brought us near the point of no return for our great republic, with liberties having receded in ways we couldn’t have imagined in just seven years. Chillingly proving Ronald Reagan’s point that “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.”
Cruz’s Cuban-born father knows this first-hand, having fled Castro’s Cuba for the American Dream. And, as Rafael Cruz points out at the end of his book, 54 million who didn’t vote in 2012 might have made a difference in where we are today. “Didn’t Vote” cost us the election in 2012, and we cannot afford a large block of voters to stay home in protest this time.
Regardless of whether Sen. Ted Cruz is your top choice for president, can we all agree that “unraveling the Obama presidency” is something we can all get behind?
[Note: This article was written by Michelle Jesse, Associate Editor]