Congressional Report Examines Cruz's Natural-born Citizen Status

By Joe Wolverton, II, J.D. - Posted at The New American:
"At the center of the so-called birther question is Article II’s declaration that 'No person except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States, at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President.'"
Published February 1, 2016

As Donald Trump’s presidential campaign continues to crescendo, his questions regarding the constitutional qualification of Senator Ted Cruz (shown) to be president are being taken seriously by scholars and the answers aren’t as clear as Cruz claims.

On January 25, Yahoo News reported that the latest “Congressional Research Service report is adding some new background on the controversy over U.S. presidential candidates like Ted Cruz who were born overseas and who are seeking office.”

Cruz was born in Alberta, Canada to a Cuban father and an American mother.

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