It's widely believed that Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz supported Donald Trump's attempt to overthrow the results of the 2020 election to endear himself to the former president's supporters. The senator is clearly positioning himself for a run in 2024.

Cruz has degrees from Princeton University and Harvard Law School and is a self-described "Constitutionalist," so it's pretty obvious that his support for the scheme was a cynical ploy.

His efforts look even more sinister after the insurrection at the Capitol building on January 6.

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