Senator Ted Cruz to Speak at AFP Foundation Summit
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Labor Day weekend conference will bring free-market activists together with leading voices on economic freedom

ORLANDO, Fla. — Americans for Prosperity Foundation, the nation’s largest advocate for economic freedom, announced today that Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) will be a featured keynote speaker at the 7th Annual Defending the American Dream Summit, hosted over Labor Day weekend at Universal Studios Resort in Orlando, Florida.

AFP Foundation President Tim Phillips made the following statement:

“Senator Cruz is a leading fiscal conservative and true limited government champion in the Senate. He has shown throughout his time as the Solicitor General of Texas a determination to fight for smart, effective government and has been a dynamic voice for economic prosperity.

“Our activists are excited to hear Senator Cruz speak and we look forward to his discussion of the direction of our country and how individuals can make a real difference and help defend the American Dream.”

Senator Cruz stated,

“I am honored to join AFP’s Foundation Summit and proud of their tireless work to champion free-market principles and promote policies that are crucial to restoring economic growth and job creation across our country.”

Senator Cruz is the latest to join an all-star lineup of prosperity minded speakers that includes Senator Marco Rubio, Michelle Malkin, Dr. Arthur Brooks, Senator Ron Johnson, and many others. More speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

The Defending the American Dream Summit brings together free-market champions from Main Street to Capitol Hill for a weekend of education, networking, strategy, and celebration of the American Dream. The Summit will be held on Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31 at the Loews Royal Pacific Hotel at Universal Studios Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida.

Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFPF) is a nationwide organization of citizen-leaders committed to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity. AFPF believes reducing the size and intrusiveness of government is the best way to promote individual productivity and prosperity for all Americans. AFPF educates and engages citizens to support restraining state and federal government growth and returning government to its constitutional limits. AFPF is more than 2.3 million activists strong, with activists in all 50 states.  AFPF has 34 state chapters and affiliates. More than 90, 000 Americans in all 50 states have made a financial contribution to AFP or AFP Foundation. For more information, visit

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