Listen: Pence Announces Endorsement of Cruz

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence speaks during a press conference March 31, 2015 at the Indiana State Library in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) announced his endorsement of Republican presidential candidate Texas Senator Ted Cruz on Friday’s broadcast of Indianapolis, IN’s WIBC’s “Garrison Show.” Pence said that he likes and respects all three Republican candidates, and commended Donald Trump for giving voice to people frustrated with DC, and his “strong stand for Hoosier jobs.” Pence then stated, “I’m not against anybody, but I will be voting for Ted Cruz in the upcoming Republican primary.” He added, “I’m a Reagan conservative. I, literally, when I was a teenager, I was active in Democrat politics, and then I started hearing the voice of that former California governor, who articulated an agenda of principles, of less government, less taxes, traditional values, and a strong military, and I was drawn to the Republican Party. And throughout my career, in Washington, DC and now here as governor of Indiana, those have been the principles that have really animated my service. And I sought to support them at every turn, but also, I’ve looked for opportunities to support men and women who have the courage to stand on those Reagan principles. And I see Ted Cruz as a principled conservative, who’s dedicated his career to