Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is balking at comparisons to President Obama.
Julian Hattem 03/24/15 08:54 AM EDT
The announcement sparked conversations among 2.2 million people.
He was born in Canada to an American mother.
He criticized "hypocrisy on the Clinton side."
They will likely woo the same conservative voters.
Liberals think Cruz will pull other GOP hopefuls to the right.
Clinton called her relationship with the press "complicated."
His campaign will try to lock down the conservative core of the GOP base.
It's the former president's first fundraising event of the 2016 cycle.