Ted Cruz, one of the most rock-ribbed conservatives in the Republican presidential field, supports auditing the Federal Reserve.
Radio and television host Glenn Beck, who has long advocated closer scrutiny of the Fed, published an e-mail Cruz sent him after missing a Senate vote on such an action:
The original note was published on Facebook.
The Federal Reserve has been a hot topic in the Republican party for several years. The bill voted on this week was a proposal from Cruz’s fellow presidential hopeful Rand Paul. Paul’s father Ron ran for president in 2008 with shutting down the Fed as a major plank in his platform, and even wrote a book called End the Fed.