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first on Granthshala Ted Cruz, of Texas, is weighing in on an increasingly crowded race for the 2022 Republican nomination in New Hampshire’s first congressional district, one of the nation’s major congressional battleground states.

Cruz is supporting GOP candidate Carolyn Levitt, a 24-year-old White House veteran of President Trump, in an endorsement first shared with Granthshala News on Wednesday.


The influential conservative lawmaker alleged in a statement that “Washington DC is broken. There’s a crisis at the border and Democrats are spending trillions of dollars we don’t have for their liberal wish list. It’s time we got together with leaders.” Send to a new generation. Washington DC”

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“That’s why I’m endorsing Carolyn Levitt for Congress,” Cruz said. “Caroline is a fighter who shares our core values, will bring new leadership to DC and help conservatives stand out in the quagmire. I’m proud to support Caroline, and I ask my fellow conservatives in New Hampshire for her campaign.” Join me to support the Congress.”

Levitt, who will be 25 years old to serve in the House of Representatives when he takes office in January 2023, said he is “truly honored and honored to be supported by one of the most effective fighters for conservative values ​​in Washington.” Excited – Senator Ted Cruz.”

Upon being elected, Levitt said that “I look forward to working with Senator Cruz on Capitol Hill to advance legislation limiting the federal government, protecting our Second Amendment and securing our freedoms.” to be kept.”

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Levitt, a New Hampshire native who worked briefly for New York’s GOP Representative Alice Stefnik after the end of the Trump administration, was one of six Republicans running for the party’s nomination in the race for the seat held by two-term Democratic Rep. Is. Chris Pappas, whom the National Republican Congressional Committee considers weak. The GOP needs a net gain of just five seats in the mid-term next year to secure a majority in the House.

The GOP field includes Matt Mavers, former executive director of the New Hampshire GOP, who worked on Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and served in the State Department during the Trump administration. The Movers lost to Pappa by five points last November. Also in the running is longtime TV news reporter Gail Huff Brown, who announced her candidacy on Tuesday. Huff Brown is the wife of former Republican Senator Scott Brown, who served as the US ambassador to New Zealand during the Trump administration.

The GOP primary in New Hampshire’s First District, like many GOP demonstrations across the country, has so far been a contest of right-wing races and showing support and loyalty to the former president.

Cruz, who was first elected to the Senate in 2012, made a lot of friends while running the White House after four years in New Hampshire. Levitt’s endorsement of the senator, who hopes to become the first female Republican to represent the Granite State in the House, as political pundits race for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 as a possible White House for Trump in 2024 Possibly comes out as runner-up.

Cruz Iowa swing puts conservative senator back in 2024 spotlight

Cruz fueled speculation in August by traveling to Iowa — the state whose caucuses for half a century have kicked off the presidential nomination calendar, to headline a fundraiser for Representatives for the first time. Ashley Hinson, a rising star in the GOP who narrowly defeated a Democratic incumbent last November and could face a challenging reelection next year.

Ted Cruz of Iowa headlines a fundraising event for GOP Representative Ashley Hinson of Iowa on August 28, 2021 in Central City, Iowa.

The senator also headlined a fundraiser for Republican congressional candidate Nicole Hasso, who is running to challenge Democratic Rep. Cindy Axane in Iowa’s third congressional district. The two-term lawmaker and the only Democrat in Iowa’s congressional delegation is being heavily targeted by the GOP in the midterms of next year.

While he is yet to travel this year to New Hampshire, which has secured the first presidential run in a century in the White House race, Levitt’s endorsement of Cruz will raise eyebrows.