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Inside Ted Cruz’s last-ditch battle to keep Trump in power

The Texas senator’s effort alienated some allies and sparked questions about ties to John Eastman, a longtime friend and author of key legal memos in Trump’s efforts.

U.S. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz applauds as President Donald Trump displays a presidential permit for energy development that he signed during a tour of the Double Eagle Energy Oil Rig in Midland on July 29, 2020.

A contested election

An allegiance tested

Losing his allies

The committee’s interest

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