MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - U.S. Senator Ted Cruz spoke at the Tea Party Convention Saturday at the Springmaid Beach Resort in Myrtle Beach. Cruz was the first of several Republican candidates to announce a 2016 presidential run.
Cruz was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012. Prior to that he served as the Solicitor General for the state of Texas and practiced law.
"We will not bargain with terrorists, we will not negotiate with terrorists," said Cruz.
Cruz said he was proud to stand with a million Americans and say, "enough is enough."
Cruz took the stage just after 2:20 p.m.