Ted Cruz Rally Hotel Irvine

Covered Ted Cruz‘s campaign rally at Hotel Irvine on Monday for OC Weekly.

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, speaks at a campaign rally at Hotel Irvine on Monday April 11, 2016

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, speaks at a campaign rally at Hotel Irvine on Monday April 11, 2016

Ted Cruz hugs an Army soldier after his speech at Hotel Irvine Monday April 11, 2016

Ted Cruz supporters sing the National Anthem before a rally at Hotel Irvine Monday April 11, 2016

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, speaks at a campaign rally at Hotel Irvine on Monday April 11, 2016

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, speaks at a campaign rally at Hotel Irvine on Monday April 11, 2016

A young Ted Cruz supporter sits on stage waiting for him to arrive at Hotel Irvine Monday April 11, 2016

Ted Cruz supporters at a rally at Hotel Irvine Monday April 11, 2016

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, speaks at a campaign rally at Hotel Irvine on Monday April 11, 2016

Ted Cruz supporters pray before his speech at Hotel Irvine Monday April 11, 2016

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, speaks at a campaign rally at Hotel Irvine on Monday April 11, 2016

Ted Cruz supports sing the National Anthem before a rally at Hotel Irvine Monday April 11, 2016

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, speaks at a campaign rally at Hotel Irvine on Monday April 11, 2016

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, speaks at a campaign rally at Hotel Irvine on Monday April 11, 2016

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, speaks at a campaign rally at Hotel Irvine on Monday April 11, 2016

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, speaks at a campaign rally at Hotel Irvine on Monday April 11, 2016

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, speaks at a campaign rally at Hotel Irvine on Monday April 11, 2016

Ted Cruz supporter Pat Ellis of San Clemente purchases a Ted Cruz t-shirt at his rally at Hotel Irvine Monday April 11, 2016

A button with a tattooed version of Ted Cruz for sale during his rally at Hotel Irvine Monday April 11, 2016

Ted Cruz supporters sport t-shirts with a tattooed version of Ted Cruz at his campaign rally at Hotel Irvine Monday April 11, 2016

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, speaks at a campaign rally at Hotel Irvine on Monday April 11, 2016

Ted Cruz takes photos with supporters after his campaign speech at Hotel Irvine Monday April 11, 2016

Ted Cruz talks with a young girl after his campaign speech at Hotel Irvine Monday April 11, 2016