WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz is being coy about whether he will take part in President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration.READ MORE: Florida House Approves Legal Protections To Keep Colleges From Being Sued Over Coronavirus
Trump tells Fox News Channel’s “Fox and Friends” that he and the billionaire businessman who was his bitter campaign rival had “a far-reaching conversation” at Trump Tower.
But when asked pointedly if the position of attorney general or any other administration post had been discussed, Cruz replied that “the heart of what we talked about” were solutions for the problems facing the country.READ MORE: 'He Was Florida Through And Through': Congressional Leaders Hold Celebration Of Life For Late Rep. Alcee Hastings
“I’m eager to work with the new president in whatever capacity I can have the greatest impact defending the principles that I was elected to defend,” said the Texas Republican.
Cruz fiercely challenged Trump for the Republican presidential nomination and relations between the pair were strained for months. Trump repeatedly referred to him as “Lyin’ Ted.”MORE NEWS: Police Chase Through Miami-Dade, Broward Ends In Tri-Rail Parking Garage
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