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Ted Cruz calls efforts to halt Rodney Reed's execution "remarkable bipartisan coalition"

"If there is credible evidence there’s a real chance a defendant is innocent, that evidence should be weighed carefully," Cruz tweeted Friday night.

From left, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Rodney Reed.
Rodney Reed's cousins Delores Ferguson, center, and Patricia Reed, right sign a clemency letter before a rally in front of the Texas Governor’s Mansion on Nov. 9, 2019, in Austin. Rodney Reed is scheduled for execution Nov. 20, 2019, in Huntsville, for the 1996 strangling of Stacey Stites in Bastrop County. His family and activists are fighting to prove his innocence.

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