Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s “heroic” battle with unions inspired him and millions of others.
Cruz won the endorsement of the two-term Republican governor on Tuesday and touted his backing during a rally outside of Milwaukee.
Cruz calls Walker a “strong, principled conservative” and notes that he won three elections over four years. Walker defeated a recall election in 2012 spurred by his push to all-but-eliminate collective bargaining for public workers.
Cruz said “millions of men and women all across the state of Wisconsin stood with Gov. Scott Walker” during that fight.
Cruz described that a “heroic stand” that inspired millions across the country, including him.
Walker says he plans to campaign with Cruz this week.