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Colbert Turns Ted Cruz’s CPAC ‘Freedom’ Scream Against Him

The "Late Show" called out the senator for staying loyal to Trump, even after he criticized his wife.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shoots back at Ted Cruz, saying he treated storm-hit Texas as a 'layover' between trips to Cancun and CPAC

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez visits homes that were damaged by the winter storm in Houston. Elizabeth Conley/Reuters Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit back at Sen. Ted Cruz after the Texas Republican mocked her during his CPAC speech.  Ocasio-Cortez again criticized Cruz for fleeing his home state during the recent electrical grid collapse.  The two lawmakers have feuded since the New York Democrat accused Cruz of helping incite the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot.  Visit the Business sec...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, News, White House, Trends, Ted Cruz, Cruz, Orlando, Cancun, Aoc, Sen Ted Cruz, CANCUN Mexico, CPAC, Eliza Relman, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


From a golden statue to Trump hinting at a second and third presidential run, here are some striking moments from CPAC

Former President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images GOP lawmakers and supporters flocked to the Conservative Political Action Conference this weekend. CPAC this year was marked by an allegiance to Trump and an expectation that he will remain influential. Here are the most striking — and the weirdest — moments of the four-day event. Visit the Business section...
Tags: Twitter, Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, White House, Politico, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Gop, United States, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota


From a golden statue to Trump hinting at a third presidential run, here are some striking moments from CPAC

Former President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images GOP lawmakers and supporters flocked to the Conservative Political Action Conference this weekend. CPAC this year was marked by an allegiance to Trump and an expectation that he will remain influential. Here are the most striking — and the weirdest — moments of the four-day event. Visit the Business section of Insid...
Tags: Twitter, Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, White House, Politico, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Gop, United States, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota


Trump supporters and right-wing reporters wouldn't stop heckling CNN's Jim Acosta during second day of CPAC

CNN reporter Jim Acosta is confronted by gun rights activist and founder of the conservative website Liberty Hangout, Kaitlin Bennett as he attends The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando,Florida, on February 26, 2021. Kaitlin Bennett/Twitter CNN's Jim Acosta was heckled by Trump supporters and right-wing reporters during CPAC on Friday. Videos of the event show Acosta being taunted on multiple occasions. Acosta responded to the incidents on Twitter, writing: "I thou...
Tags: New York, Trends, Cnn, Ted Cruz, David Marcus, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, BLM, Cuomo, Marcus, Trump, Orlando Florida, CPAC, Acosta, Jim Acosta, White House Trump


Fallon Is ’99% Sure’ He Knows Where The Golden CPAC Statue Of Trump Came From

GOP Sen. Ted Cruz's speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference also came under the spotlight.
Tags: News, Ted Cruz, Fallon, Conservative Political Action Conference


Sen. John Cornyn, Gov. Greg Abbott — but not Ted Cruz —  to meet with Joe Biden in Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, plan to join President Biden during the president's trip to Houston on Friday.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Texas, News, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, Houston, Biden, Usa Today, Greg Abbott, Sen John Cornyn R Texas, John Cornyn Gov Greg Abbott


Colleagues Prank Cruz At Senate Gym With Meme Printouts Mocking Cancun Getaway

Memes of a vacation-ready Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) littered the Senate locker room on Wednesday, teasing of the GOP lawmaker's now infamous (albeit truncated) escape to Cancun after his state was walloped by a winter storm that left millions without power or running water, NBC News reported on Friday. [Author: Zoe Richards]
Tags: News, Senate, Nbc News, Gop, Ted Cruz, Cancun, Sen Ted Cruz, TX, Zoë Richards


Cancel Culture Survivor Ted Cruz Now Forced To Make Jokes At His Own Expense

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who was mocked last week over a decision to flee to Cancun as millions in his state suffered amid storm damage that left them without power or running water, appears hopeful that a few jabs in his own direction will help repair his tainted image. [Author: Zoe Richards]
Tags: News, Ted Cruz, Cancun, Sen Ted Cruz R TX, CPAC, Cancel Culture, Zoë Richards


Twitter Is Not Impressed With Ted Cruz’s CPAC Joke About Cancun

Despite the winter-storm disaster in Texas, Cruz was still willing to make light of his Cancun trip.
Tags: News, Ted Cruz, Cancun, CPAC, Texas Cruz


CDC head warns of concerning US shift in Covid cases: 'Now is not the time to relax restrictions' – live

Dr Rochelle Walensky: ‘Data suggest that declines may be stalling’Omar leads calls to fire Senate official who scuppered $15 wage riseHouse will vote on $1.9tn Covid rescue plan todayAttack groups want to ‘blow up Capitol’ during Biden speech, police chief warnsSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 5.27pm GMT Some progressives have called on Senators to “overrule” or even fire the Senate parliamentarian after she determined that a proposed $15-an-hour minimum-wage incr...
Tags: Texas, Cdc, Senate, White House, US, Joe Biden, US news, Minimum Wage, US politics, Ted Cruz, US Congress, Republican, Biden, Cruz, Kamala Harris, David Smith


Watch Ted Cruz's cringe-y funnyman routine at CPAC

Ted Cruz gave a speech at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference, and came off sounding like an angry comedian at an after-hours bar. In a growling voice, he shouts his truths, including how Cancún is even better than Orlando; how masks are "dumb," how the 2nd amendment makes Houston safe from rioters, and how Trump is here to stay. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Ted Cruz, Houston, Orlando, Trump, Cancun, CPAC, Angry comedians


'Ted Cruz, go f**k yourself' John Boehner spontaneously adds while recording new book

If there was any question about former House Speaker John Boehner and Senator Ted Cruz's relationship, Boehner just answered it. While recording the audio of On the House: A Washington Memoir, his new book, Boehner went off script with a fresh new line: "Oh, and Ted Cruz, go fuck yourself." — Read the rest
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John Boehner ad-libs while recording his new book: 'Ted Cruz, go fuck yourself'

If there was any question about former House Speaker John Boehner and Senator Ted Cruz's relationship, Boehner just answered it. While recording the audio of "On the House: A Washington Memoir," his new book, Boehner went off script with a fresh new line: "Oh, and Ted Cruz, go fuck yourself." — Read the rest
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John Boehner Tells Ted Cruz To ‘Go F**k Yourself’ In Rogue Audiobook Aside

"You can blame the wine for the expletives," the former House speaker tweeted.
Tags: News, House, Ted Cruz, John Boehner


Did Ted Cruz's Cancun trip distract from the biggest political failure in Texas?

Unless you have been living on another planet for the last few weeks, you know that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) went to Cancun -- for a day -- while his state was in the grips of extreme cold weather and massive failure of its power grid.
Tags: Texas, Cnn, Ted Cruz, Cancun


Analysis: Did Ted Cruz's Cancun trip distract from the biggest political failure in Texas?

Unless you have been living on another planet for the last few weeks, you know that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) went to Cancun -- for a day -- while his state was in the grips of extreme cold weather and massive failure of its power grid.
Tags: Texas, News, Ted Cruz, Stories, Cancun


Daisy Ridley fires back at Ted Cruz after he defends Gina Carano over 'Mandalorian' firing

Ted Cruz is in another Twitter spat. This time with "Star Wars" actress Daisy Ridley.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Ted Cruz, Usa Today, Gina Carano, Daisy Ridley, Ridley


One of Texas' most prominent left-leaning economists knows exactly why its power grid failed

Power lines in Texas City, Texas. THOMAS SHEA/AFP via Getty Images Economist James K. Galbraith said policymakers failed Texas during the state's recent power outage. Texas' deregulated electrical system incentivized the cheapest production without accounting for resilient machinery. Galbraith says the only way to fix the system is to turn it into a public utility. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Millions of Texans lost power last week and were stuck living in freez...
Tags: Energy, New York, Texas, Trends, Markets, Economy, Harvard, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Rick Perry, Fox News, US Congress, Wall Street Journal, Cruz, Dallas Morning News, James


Former Bush Strategist Responds To Ted Cruz Calling Critics ‘A**holes’: ‘Buy A Mirror’

Matthew Dowd said that Cruz needed to have a "modicum" of self-respect and "stop lecturing people."
Tags: News, Ted Cruz, Matthew Dowd, Cruz


Ted Cruz was filmed using his phone while a former police chief testified about violence at the Capitol

Ted Cruz Getty Sen. Ted Cruz was pictured using his phone during Tuesday's hearing on the Capitol riots. The former chief of Capitol police was giving an account of the violent scenes in the January 6 riot. Cruz was criticized last week for flying to Mexico during deadly storms in Texas. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Ted Cruz was filmed using his phone during Senate testimony from the former Capitol police chief who said that the riot "constituted the worst a...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Washington, Mexico, Senate, Trends, Ted Cruz, Cruz, Trump, Cancun, Sen Cruz, Sheldon Whitehouse, Capitol, Sen Ted Cruz, Heidi


Ted Cruz Scorned For Fiddling With His Cellphone During Capitol Riot Testimony

"He's looking for travel deals for his next trip to Mexico," one of the Texas senator's critics tweeted.
Tags: Texas, News, Mexico, Ted Cruz


When Disaster Strikes, Senators Show Up — Except For Ted Cruz

Lawmakers say there's plenty for them to do, and that it's often important to be on the ground.
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Ted Cruz can't even pretend to care about today's senate hearing

Ted Cruz shows how fast he can move his thumb as he stares at his phone during today's senate hearing about the Jan 6 capitol attack. You'd think after his Cancún fiasco he'd at least pretend to show interest in the important matters of the day. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Ted Cruz, Distractions, Cancun


Conan Shows How Ted Cruz Could Have Avoided Detection On Cancun Trip

The comedian devised the perfect getaway plan for the disgraced Texas senator.
Tags: Texas, News, Ted Cruz, Cancun Trip


Piñata of Ted Cruz making a run for it available for your next fiesta

Next time Cancún visits Ted Cruz's front lawn with a mariachi band, why not pick up one of these skedaddling Cruz piñatas along the way, from Dallas party store ABC Party? Sen. Ted Cruz piñatas created at Dallas party store: https://t.co/ClkBrGIQRK — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Ted Cruz, Dallas, Cancun, Sen Ted Cruz, Fiestas, Piñatas, Take A Whack, ABC Party


Ted Cruz Calls Cancun Group Text Leaker ‘Nasty’: ‘Just Don’t Be A**holes’

The Texas Republican also said that his wife Heidi Cruz is "pretty pissed" about having her messages leaked.
Tags: Texas, News, Ted Cruz, Heidi Cruz, Cancun Group


Ted Cruz says his wife is 'pissed' over leaked Cancún texts, suggests people 'just don't be a--holes'

Sen. Ted Cruz checking in at Cancun International Airport on Thursday. MEGA/GC Images via Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz said his wife was "pissed" over leaked group texts about their trip to Cancún, Mexico. "Here's a suggestion: Just don't be a--holes," Cruz said during a podcast interview. Cruz has faced a wave of backlash for traveling to Cancún amid a deadly winter storm in Texas. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Tuesday said his wife, Heidi...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, Trends, Getty Images, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Fox News, Cruz, Trump, Cancun, Sean Hannity, Sen Ted Cruz, Heidi, CANCUN Mexico


Ted Cruz says his wife is 'pissed' over leaked Cancun texts, suggests people 'just don't be ---holes'

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., checking into Cancun International Airport on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. MEGA/GC Images via Getty Images Ted Cruz said his wife was "pissed" over leaked group texts about their Cancun trip.  "Here's a suggestion: just don't be ---holes," Cruz said during a podcast interview.  Cruz has faced a wave of backlash for traveling to Cancun amid a deadly winter storm in Texas. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. GOP Sen. Ted Cruz on Tuesday said his wife, H...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, Trends, Gop, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Fox News, Cruz, Trump, Cancun, Sean Hannity, Sen Ted Cruz, Heidi, CANCUN Mexico


Stephen Colbert Explains Why People Shouldn’t Feel Sad For Ted Cruz’s Dog

“When the going gets tough, Ted Cruz gets gone," the "Late Show" host cracked.
Tags: News, Stephen Colbert, Ted Cruz



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