"What the President has done this week was tremendous." He acknowledged that Golan Heights is legitimately now part of Israel. of the Union. "
"I think it is a good foreign policy for Israel, and it's a good foreign policy for the United States," the Texas senator said, adding that he had previously introduced legislation in the past several months that recognizes Israel's control over the region.
"A number of Democrats in the House have spoken out in favor of that legislation. There is a bipartisan agreement to do that," he said.
The announcement last week from the President came in the form of a tweet in which he said Golan Heights "is of critical strategic and security importance to the State of Israel and Regional Stability."
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have made a significant foreign policy victory less than three weeks before Israel heads to the polls to decide whether he should remain at power
Cruz told Bash that he hopes "Congress will take the legislation I introduced and put the President's determination into US law."
"This is in the security interest of Israel and, critically, it's in the security interest of the United States." The President did the right thing here, "Cruz said.