Cruz 'impresses' his daughter with Chris Evans meeting
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Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzCruz targets California governor over housing 'prescriptions' This week: House to vote on legislation to make lynching a federal hate crime Democrats: It's Trump's world, and we're just living in it MORE is joining forces with a superhero — getting some face time with "Captain America" star Chris Evans at the Capitol.

The Texas Republican tweeted on Wednesday that he met with the 38-year-old actor, managing to score some major cool dad points with his excited daughter.

The star power-filled sitdown was part of Evans's forthcoming political website, a Starting Point. The mission for the site that Evans — a vocal critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump suggests Sotomayor, Ginsburg should have to recuse themselves on 'Trump related' cases Sanders says idea he can't work with Republicans is 'total nonsense' Sanders releases list of how to pay for his proposals MORE — is co-founding is to create "informed, responsible and empathetic citizens."

ITK hears Cruz is a big-time "Captain America" and "Avengers" fan, even going so far as to name his Anheuser-Busch brew "Ale-vengers" when he participated in a congressional beer competition last year.

—Updated Thursday at 4:31 p.m.