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‘It was obviously a mistake': Ted Cruz returns from Mexico trip as Texans still grapple with winter storm effects

11 days ago   |   By WCVB

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has acknowledged that he had traveled to Mexico for a family vacation this week, leaving his home state as thousands of constituents struggled without power or safe drinking water after a powerful winter storm.
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Ted Cruz Billboard, Posters Spotted in Texas Mocking Senator's Cancun Trip

Ted Cruz Billboard, Posters Spotted in Texas Mocking Senator's Cancun Trip

11 days ago   |   By Newsweek

Senator Ted Cruz is facing calls to resign after flying with his family to Cancun on Wednesday night where, his wife told friends, rooms at the Ritz-Carlton where they planned to stay cost $309 a night.
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John Cornyn, the other Texas senator, liked a tweet noting how much better he handled the winter storms than Ted Cruz

John Cornyn, the other Texas senator, liked a tweet noting how much better he handled the winter storms than Ted Cruz

11 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Texas Sen. John Cornyn liked a tweet that contrasted his response to the state's deadly storm with that of Sen. Ted Cruz, who took a political battering over a vacation trip to Mexico.
Cornyn - who, like Cruz, is a Republican - liked the post, which said "Meanwhile, JohnCornyn 's Twitter feed is full of helpful news and resources for Texas."
The tweets were shared by Shoshana Weissmann, the digital media head for a think tank. Her other posts make clear that the "meanwhile" was a reference to the fury around Cruz's trip, which he cut short in response .
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Leaked texts reveal Ted Cruz's wife invited neighbors to Cancun amid ‘FREEZING' weather

Leaked texts reveal Ted Cruz's wife invited neighbors to Cancun amid ‘FREEZING' weather

11 days ago   |   By New York Post

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's wife reportedly boasted about the couple's upcoming trip to sunny Cancun, Mexico, amid the “FREEZING” weather ravaging the Lone Star State - and invited several neighbors to join them on their jaunt. The Republican lawmaker, who flew home Thursday amid outrage over his trip during the once-in-a-lifetime storm, has claimed he...
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'Obviously a mistake': Sen. Ted Cruz flies back to frozen Texas after criticism over Cancun trip

'Obviously a mistake': Sen. Ted Cruz flies back to frozen Texas after criticism over Cancun trip

11 days ago   |   By WGN TV

DALLAS - Senator Ted Cruz said Thursday that his family trip to the Mexican resort city of Cancun during a deadly winter storm was "obviously a mistake" as he returned to Texas amid a flurry of criticism.
After his travels were first reported as hundreds of thousands of Texans remained without power or safe drinking water, the 50-year-old Republican lawmaker prepared to board a flight home while his Senate office issued a statement saying he was continuing to work for his constituents.
At least 46 dead amid winter weather, power outages as storm moves east
As he returned stateside, Cruz...
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