‘Carly Fiorina for VP’ website purchased after Ted Cruz announces her as potential running mate

In this photo taken March 11, 2016, Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks to Carly Fiorina in Orlando, Fla., Friday, March 11, 2016. According to an AP Source: Cruz has picked Fiorina as his running mate (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)
In this photo taken March 11, 2016, Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks to Carly Fiorina in Orlando, Fla., Friday, March 11, 2016. Photo by Mike Carlson via AP

Sen. Ted Cruz probably should have purchased a few specific domain names before Wednesday night.

Ted Cruz announced Austin-born and former presidential candidate Carly Fiorina as his running mate on April 27, nearly three months before the Republican party’s national convention.

A new website, carlyfiorinaforvicepresident.com popped up soon after. But clicking or typing that URL into your browser redirects you to a very non-Carly Fiorina website:

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The Planned Parenthood donation page redirect most certainly is in jest, as Fiorina very early on showed herself as anti-abortion.

Fiorina defined herself as staunchly opposed to Planned Parenthood when she said the organization was involved in trafficking aborted fetuses’ body parts — an accusation based off of videos made by The Center for Medical Progress, which have since been declared a hoax. A grand jury in Houston cleared Planned Parenthood of any wrongdoing and ended up indicting two anti-abortion activists for tampering governmental record.

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