Trump spoke before a massive crowd in Houston on behalf of his former foe Sen.
Video captured by KPRC2 shows a multitude of people lining up outside the Toyota Center for Monday night's rally, which will begin at 6:30 p.m. CT. Watch his remarks in the player above. Trump then dubbed Cruz "Lyin' Ted", insulted his wife's looks and implicated his father in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Earlier in the day, Trump told reporters, "He's not Lyin' Ted anymore. He loves the people of Texas", Trump said.
O'Rourke, who represents El Paso in the House of Representatives, also pledged to vote to impeach President Trump if given the chance.
In a wide-ranging speech with the midterms only 15 days away, Trump also took aim at "globalists", proclaimed himself a "nationalist", claimed without evidence that illegal immigrants are voting in large numbers and vastly inflated the crowd watching his remarks outside.
Trump adviser Bolton to meet Russian leaders
On Friday, the USA announced criminal charges against a Russian for alleged attempts to influence next month's mid-term elections. Speaking at a policy forum, Putin that "when we see a coming strike on the territory of Russian Federation , we will retaliate".
"In that caravan you have some very bad people", Trump said.
President Donald Trump is greeted by Sen.
The president's focus on immigration politics comes as he seeks to counter Democratic enthusiasm in November.
Trump and Cruz have had a flip-flop relationship.
"It all worked out nicely". I said don't worry it's only a question of time.
Saudi arrests in Khashoggi death 'a good first step'
Turkish government sources have claimed that Mr Khashoggi was tortured and murdered by a hit squad flown in from Riyadh. And it happened, and I hate to tell you, over the last 18 months and we're now the biggest in the world, Trump said.
"I think, like a lot of political relationships, they're often transactional". In recent weeks, Trump has attacked O'Rourke on Twitter as a "total lightweight" and a "flake", while stressing that Cruz "has long had my Strong Endorsement".
Congress is on break until after the election, "legislation enacting such a cut has not been planned on Capitol Hill, and congressional Republicans were privately skeptical that a vote could happen during the post-election lame duck session", the Post reports.
"I am focused on the United States Senate", he said when asked, before talking about a proposal before the Texas Board of Education.
Cruz once called Trump a "serial philanderer" and "sniveling coward". After declining to endorse Trump during the Republican National Convention, he changed course in September 2016 and begrudgingly offered his support.
"To me he's not lying' Ted anymore, he's handsome Ted".
Surprise! Tesla's Model 3 now has a mid-range battery option
When they do, the amount that customers will effectively pay for a Model 3 will much be closer to the list price of the vehicle. Shipping a $35,000 iteration of the sedan right away would "cause Tesla to lose money & die", he tweeted .