By: Renee Nal | New Zeal
Many Trump enthusiasts cite Heidi Cruz’s stint with the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), where she advocated for the private sector, as an indication that presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz is a “globalist.” If Heidi Cruz’s connection to the CFR makes Ted Cruz a globalist (despite Cruz’s extensive record of aggressively defending U.S. sovereignty), any thinking Trump supporter would also want to take into account presidential candidate Donald Trump’s repeated and vocal admiration for CFR President Richard Haass.
During the GOP debate in Detroit on March 3, Fox News anchor Bret Baier asked Donald Trump for “two or three names” of people he trusts for national security. Trump responded with three names, one of whom was Richard Haass, who Trump referred to as “excellent.”
This is the relevant portion of the exchange: