"What the President has done this week has been tremendous, he has realized that the Golan Heights are rightfully part of Israel, which is something I have been campaigning for for over a year," Cruz told Dana Bash on "State" of the Union. "
" I think it's a good foreign policy for Israel, and it's a good foreign policy for the United States, "said the Texas Senator, adding that in recent months he has already passed laws that are in control Recognize Israel's recognition of the region.
"A number of Democrats in parliament have spoken out in favor of this legislation. There is an agreement between the two parties that are doing this, "he said.
The President's announcement last week came in the form of a tweet stating that the Golan Heights" are of critical strategic and security importance to the country The State of Israel and Regional Stability are. "
The new position reversed US long-standing policy on the region, bringing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a decisive foreign-policy victory less than three weeks before the Israeli election victory deciding whether to stay in power
Cruz said to Bash he hopes "Congress will incorporate the legislation I have introduced and translate the President's resolve into US law."
"The is in the security interest of Israel and critical in the security interests of the United States. The President has done the right thing here, "said Cruz.