During an interview last month at CPAC, Sen. Ted Cruz holds nothing back when explaining what it will take to win the presidency in 2016. With his decision Monday to officially run for the White House, The Daily Signal brings you this never-before-seen clip.

Put simply, Cruz says a moderately conservative establishment candidate like Bob Dole, John McCain or Mitt Romney won’t work this time around. Cruz says he’s going after a bigger turnout of the evangelical vote and those former “Reagan Democrats” who he believes are a crucial constituency that’s turned away from the GOP for a long time.

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Video courtesy of CBN News.