Ted Cruz may publicly bash “billionaire Republican donors” but the anti-establishment senator is, like many of the presidential candidates since Citizens United, being supported by his own healthy base of wealthy contributors. During his campaign so far he has quietly raised a sizable war chest, $26.5 million to date, that could help him in a tough battle for the GOP nomination.

Cruz is second n the GOP race for large donors only to former governor Jeb Bush, raising $5.2 million by September’s end from supporters who contributed the $2,700 maximum, reports The Washington Post.

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