New Delhi: US Senators Ted Cruz from Texas and Maggie Hassan from New Hampshire called on Defence Minister Rajnath Singh here on October 11 and are believed to have discussed matters of mutual interest including security and international trade.
It may be recalled that during the “Howdy Modi” event at the NRG stadium in Houston in September, the Junior US Senator for Texas Ted Cruz had welcomed PM Narendra Modi and said that America was proud to be India’s friend.
Cruz has been junior United States Senator for Texas since 2013. He was the runner-up for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in the 2016 elections.
Hassan, a Democat, was elected to the Senate in the 2016 election. She was the 81st Governor of New Hampshire , from 2013 to 2017.