Ted Cruz works to woo Jewish Republicans

Posted on April 13, 2016 In News

Ted Cruz gathered top campaign and super PAC donors here over wine and pistachio macaroons on Friday evening, kicking off a weekend-long push to win over the party’s biggest financiers.

Cruz and about 40 leading contributors marched into a restaurant in The Venetian hotel as the first full day of the Republican Jewish Coalition spring meeting ended. Cruz is set to speak to the influential group on Saturday afternoon.
The Texas senator, ascendant in the GOP presidential race after drubbing Donald Trump in Wisconsin, is striving to consolidate the faction of Republican donors who are deeply opposed to Trump. Many donors have eagerly given to anti-Trump super PACs, but many of those have not joined the cluster of pro-Cruz groups — which is what the candidate is hoping to change this weekend.

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