Is Ted Cruz, born in Canada, eligible to be president?

Experts mostly agree that U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, satisfies the constitutional provision that the president be a “natural born” citizen even though he was born in Canada.

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks during a campaign stop, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Windham, N.H. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks during a campaign stop, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Windham, N.H. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Cruz’s mother, born in Delaware, already was an American, making Cruz a citizen at birth. In May 2014, too, Cruz renounced his dual Canadian citizenship.

But there’s also speculation that a legal challenge brought by a state or fellow presidential candidate might cause the issue of his eligibility to be reviewed by courts – even the U.S. Supreme Court.

Read the full story at PolitiFact. (It was the site’s most-clicked story in January.)

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