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New text messages unravel Ted Cruz's previous explanation for his family Cancun trip while Texas is freezing

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement A series of new text messages appear to show Sen. Ted Cruz's wife Heidi Cruz talking to neighbors about a getaway to Cancun as the state endures freezing temperatures and widespread power outages.
The text messages sent to and reviewed by Insider contradict Cruz's previous explanation for the trip, where he pinned it to his daughters' request for a getaway during a school break. The New York Times also reported about and confirmed the text messages.
In a group chat with a name referring to the street the Cruz family lives on, Heidi Cruz appears to have taken an...
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Texas Democrat says 'it'd be fine' if Ted Cruz stayed in Cancun for family jaunt because 'he doesn't do anything for us'

Texas Democrat says 'it'd be fine' if Ted Cruz stayed in Cancun for family jaunt because 'he doesn't do anything for us'

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement A Democratic state lawmaker in Texas criticized Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's jaunt to Cancun as "unbelievable," particularly as the state reels from a severe winter storm that left large portions of the population without power.
"Just when I think Ted Cruz couldn't disappoint Texans more, he finds a new way to do it," Texas Rep. Chris Turner said in a CNN interview on Thursday.
Turner is one of many voices in the furor over Cruz's family trip to Cancun during a weather emergency in Texas. The winter blast left hundreds of thousands of Texans with no heat, energy, and...
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