“It’s clear that as a political party we’ve got some work to do. I think the principles of our party are sound. We believe in individual responsibility, we believe in empowering our citizens, we believe in the American dream and want that dream for everyone,” he said. “But how we talk about who we are as a party is clearly a conversation that is under way and will continue.”
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.