Tuesday, April 12, 2016

N.J. judge to decide if Ted Cruz is 'natural-born citizen' and can appear on June 7 ballot

By Brent Johnson and Jonathan D. Salant | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on April 11, 2016 at 6:19 PM,

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TRENTON — A New Jersey judge said he would rule Tuesday if U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is a "natural-born citizen" under the U.S. Constitution and therefore could appear on the state's June 7 Republican presidential primary ballot.

Judge Jeff Masin in Mercerville heard Monday from a group of New Jersey residents and a Catholic University of America law professor. They insisted Cruz, born in Canada to an American mother and a Cuban father, did not meet the constitutional requirements to be president.

Similar arguments were rejected in Pennsylvania, where Cruz will appear on the April 26 primary ballot

Read more http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2016/04/nj_judge_asked_to_decide_if_cruz_is_natural-born_citizen.html

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