Cruz snags another lawmaker endorsement
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Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzOvernight Health Care: Trump eases rules on insurance outside ObamaCare | HHS office on religious rights gets 300 complaints in a month | GOP chair eyes opioid bill vote by Memorial Day HHS official put on leave amid probe into social media posts Trump, Pence to address CPAC this week MORE (R-Texas) on Monday picked up another lawmaker endorsement for his presidential campaign, with Rep. Randy WeberRandall (Randy) Keith WeberFierce battle erupts over releasing intelligence report Democrats dig for Russian connection and uncover environmentalists Lobbying World MORE becoming the sixth member of the Texas delegation to back his Oval Office bid.

“We have an impressive field for the 2016 elections, but we need a president who will march into the White House on day one with their conservative values in one hand and the Constitution in the other,” Weber said in a statement.

“I believe Ted Cruz is the candidate who will do just that,” he added. “It is for this reason that I offer my endorsement, and look forward to the march towards new leadership in the White House.”

Weber joins five other House Republicans from Texas who have already endorsed Cruz: Reps. Louie GohmertLouis (Louie) Buller GohmertEleven lawmakers have used campaign funds to pay NRA dues: report House Republican says Trump calls him regularly ‘because I defend him on television’ Right revolts on budget deal MORE, Brian Babin, Michael BurgessMichael Clifton BurgessDems push for hearing on funding gun violence research 30 million people will experience eating disorders — the CDC needs to help Puerto Rico Rep.: Budget deal will fully fund Puerto Rico Medicaid for two years MORE, John Culberson and John Ratcliffe.

“I am honored to have Randy’s endorsement,” Cruz said in a statement.

“He is one of several new leaders we have in Congress that will stand up for conservative principles every time.”

Reps. Jim BridenstineJames (Jim) Frederick BridenstineOvernight Energy: Dems go on attack at EPA chief's hearing | Pruitt backs national fuel standard | Bill Nye sparks controversy with State of the Union plans | Greens sue over wolf protections Bill Nye's company says SOTU attendance not an endorsement Scientists' group rips Bill Nye over SOTU attendance: He 'does not speak for us' MORE (Okla.) and Jody Hice (Ga.) have also endorsed Cruz, according to The Hill’s endorsement list.

Weber has represented Texas’s 14th Congressional district since 2013.  It includes the cities of Beaumont, Friendswood and Galveston.

He initially won election from his seat following the retirement of Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) during the 2012 cycle.

Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulDem wins Kentucky state House seat in district Trump won by 49 points GOP's tax reform bait-and-switch will widen inequality Pentagon budget euphoria could be short-lived MORE (R-Ky.), Ron Paul’s son, is also running for president.

Cruz ranks sixth out of 15 candidates with 6.2 percent support, according to the latest RealClearPolitics average of samplings.

Paul, meanwhile, places tenth with 2.4 percent voter support of his own.