Cruz visits NH, pushes end to Obamacare
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is greeted by Augusta Petrone before a Republican fundraiser at her home in Dublin Friday night. (MEGHAN PIERCE/Union Leader Correspondent)
“I’m glad to be here with friends here in New Hampshire, and I’ll tell you I’ve been traveling all over the country working to energize the grassroots and to mobilize the American people to rise up and stop Obamacare and defund Obamacare.” he said.
“So I am doing everything I can to reach out and carry the message that Obamacare isn’t working. That Obamacare is the number one job killer in this country. And that it’s hurting people who are struggling.
“It’s causing more and more people to lose their jobs. It’s causing more and more people to have their hours forcibly reduced to 29 hours a week. It’s causing more and more people to have their health insurance premiums go up.
“Just this week UPS was forced to send letters to 18,000 employees telling them that they are losing their spousal coverage. Their husbands and wives are going to be dropped from health insurance because of Obamacare.
He got several standing ovations during his speech, and when he mentioned potential Republican presidential candidates for 2016, he did not name himself but several people in the audience shouted out his name for inclusion in that list.
Although Cruz is not saying what his future career plans are, his trip to New Hampshire — the first-in-the-nation primary state — brought with it a substantial number of national media, interested in what he has to say.
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