(KCEN) -- Ted Cruz was officially sworn in this morning as Texas' newest U.S. Senator.
Senator John Cornyn joined Cruz for his swearing in and issued a statement afterward.
Cornyn said, "Ted has quickly proven himself
to be among the next generation of leaders of Texas and the Republican Party.
I'm pleased to welcome him to the Texas delegation and I look forward to
working closely with him as we fight for a conservative agenda that will grow
the economy and create jobs while putting our nation on a path towards fiscal