In an impressive display of bipartisan unity after a horrific tragedy, Ted Cruz will accompany The president aboard Air Force One to Dallas , the Texas senator’s office said.
Cruz and Obama have always been bitter ideological rivals, with Cruz leading the charge to try and defund Obama’s signature health law and tank his immigration proposals – Cruz even confronted Obama personally about Obamacare in 2013. Even so the shooting deaths of 5 law enforcement officials in Dallas are bringing obama and conservative star together from the name of national togetherness.
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Texas’s other senator, Majority Whip John Cornyn, will even attend the memorial event on Tuesday, but is scheduled to show up prior obama and does not fly on Air Force One.
"We thanked them significantly and said offer me a raincheck," Cornyn said. "It is something he’s great at. We’re happy to have him, we appreciate the gesture on his part."