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10 hours in Cancún hurt Ted Cruz's job approval more than when he tried to flip the presidential election

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, checking into Cancun International Airport on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. MEGA/GC Images via Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz's approval ratings dropped in recent weeks, a new poll from Morning Consult shows. Cruz traveled to Mexico during a recent winter storm that caused millions of Texans to lose power and water. His approval rating is lower now than when he objected to certifying the 2020 presidential election. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. GOP ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, Trends, Pennsylvania, Gop, Ted Cruz, Arizona, Donald Trump, Winter Storm, Cruz, Trump, Cancun, Capitol, CANCUN Mexico


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


Congressman Matt Gaetz doubles down on his defense of Ted Cruz's Cancún vacation

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference being held in the Hyatt Regency on February 26, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Rep. Matt Gaetz has accused the media of being "biased" in their reporting of Ted Cruz's Cancún trip. Gaetz said the news media were more concerned about the trip than "caravans going through Mexico." The congressman previously said that Cruz shouldn't have apologized for his vacation. Visit the Business section of I...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, Mexico, White House, Trends, Ted Cruz, News UK, Yougov, Donald Trump, Cruz, Trump, Cancun, Orlando Florida, CANCUN Mexico, Hyatt Regency


Ted Cruz mocked Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at CPAC after the congresswoman raised millions for his Texan constituents

Senator Ted Cruz speaks at CPAC. John Raoux/AP Photo Sen. Ted Cruz mocked Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for her response to the Capitol insurrection. Cruz said: "Especially now, the left, they are shrill. They are angry." Speaking at CPAC, Cruz also took aim at Sen. Bernie Sanders for wearing mittens.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Senator Ted Cruz on Friday mocked New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who has raised millions for his Texas constituents,...
Tags: Texas, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, Houston, Cruz, Bernie Sanders, Orlando, Reuters, Cancun, Aoc, Capitol, CPAC, Sylvia Garcia, Houston Food Bank


Ted Cruz said the Republican Party is 'not just the party of country clubs' but CPAC is fixated on Donald Trump - a man who literally lives at one

People take a picture with former President Donald Trump's statue on display at the Conservative Political Action Conference held in the Hyatt Regency on February 27, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz said the GOP is for the working class and "not just the party of country clubs." But CPAC, where Cruz was speaking, seemed to be all about Donald Trump, who lives at a club he also owns. Cruz himself was criticized last week for leaving frigid Texas to visit ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, Washington, Mexico, Senate, White House, Trends, Gop, Ted Cruz, Mitch McConnell, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Cruz, Orlando, Trump


Ted Cruz rants about comedians, late night TV, and mask-wearing before shouting at people to 'just have fun' in wild CPAC speech

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex. John Raoux/AP Photo Ted Cruz's CPAC speech began with a joke about the Cancun scandal and ended in a guttural scream about freedom. Cruz railed against late night TV, mocked mask-wearing, and expressed his support for Trump. "That is our party," he yelled, "and these deplorables are here to stay." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's speech at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference went off the rails Friday as he ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, John F Kennedy, Houston, Donald Trump, Cruz, Trumpism, Trump, State, Cancun


Ted Cruz yells about comedians, late night TV, and mask-wearing before shouting at people to 'just have fun' in wild CPAC speech

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex. John Raoux/AP Photo Ted Cruz's CPAC speech began with a joke about the Cancun scandal and ended in a guttural scream about freedom. Cruz railed against late night TV, mocked mask-wearing, and expressed his support for Trump. "That is our party," he yelled, "and these deplorables are here to stay." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's speech at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference went off the rails Friday as he ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, John F Kennedy, Houston, Donald Trump, Cruz, Orlando, Trump, Cancun, Donald J Trump


Ted Cruz's colleagues mocked him by putting memes of his Cancun trip in the Senate gym locker room: 'Bienvenido de Nuevo, Ted!'

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex. Andrew Harnik/AFP via Getty Images Ted Cruz's Senate colleagues had some fun at his expense on Wednesday, according to NBC News. Photos of Cruz from his infamous Cancun trip were plastered around the Senate gym's locker room. "Bienvenido de Nuevo, Ted!" the color printouts for the prank read, or "welcome back." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. With so many former class presidents crammed into one place, Capitol Hill proved vulnerable to high sch...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Nbc, Congress, Mexico, Kentucky, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, Capitol Hill, Houston, Vermont, Cruz, Bernie Sanders, Cancun


Former House Speaker John Boehner can be heard telling Ted Cruz to 'go f--- yourself' in an audiobook recording, report says

Former House Speaker John Boehner. Alex Edelman/Getty Images John Boehner went off script while recording the audiobook of his new memoir, Axios reported. In one session, the former House speaker reportedly called out Ted Cruz, saying "go f--- yourself." Cruz was recently vilified for flying to Cancún as a winter storm swept his home state of Texas. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former House Speaker John Boehner went off script while recording the audiobook of hi...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, Nbc News, Trends, House, Ted Cruz, News UK, John Boehner, Boehner, Republican Party, Cruz, Reuters, Cancun, Sen Ted Cruz, CANCUN Mexico


While Biden visits storm-torn Texas, Sen. Ted Cruz will be giving a speech on 'cancel culture' in Florida

Sen. Ted Cruz will be at CPAC while President Joe Biden visits Texas. ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images President Joe Biden is heading to Texas on Friday to survey storm-recovery efforts. But he won't be meeting with Sens. Ted Cruz or John Cornyn. Cruz is set to give a speech on cancel culture at CPAC that day. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden heads to Texas on Friday to tour some of the areas hit hardest by the winter...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, White House, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Ted Cruz, Houston, Biden, Winter Storm, Cruz, Abbott, Greg Abbott, Cancun


While President Biden visits storm-torn Texas, Sen. Ted Cruz will be giving a speech on 'cancel culture' in Florida

While the president visits storm-torn Texas, Sen. Ted Cruz will be at CPAC. ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images President Joe Biden is heading to Texas on Friday to survey storm recovery efforts. But he won't be meeting with either Sens. Cruz or Cornyn. Cruz will be giving a speech on cancel culture at CPAC that day instead.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden heads to Texas on Friday to tour some of the hardest hit areas ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Ted Cruz, Houston, Biden, Donald Trump, Winter Storm, Cruz, Abbott, Greg Abbott, Cancun


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 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


Ted Cruz says the media is 'obsessed' with his Mexico trip because it's 'suffering from Trump withdrawal'

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas appearing on Fox News' "Hannity." Fox News Texas Sen. Ted Cruz addressed his Mexican vacation scandal on Fox's "Hannity" show on Monday. Cruz flew to Cancún as a winter storm crippled his state, leaving millions without power. He said the media "obsessed" over the vacation because it's "suffering from Trump withdrawal." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas said he thinks the media is "obsessed" with his Mexican vacation s...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, Mexico, Trends, Ted Cruz, News UK, Fox News, Andrew Cuomo, Abc News, Cruz, Trump, Cancun, Sen Cruz, Sean Hannity, Sen Ted Cruz


Texas AG Ken Paxton and wife, Texas state Sen. Angela Paxton, left for Utah during Texas freeze to have meetings about antitrust lawsuits

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton testifies in front of the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, just a few days before a grand jury indicts him on three felonies. Robert Daemmrich Photography Inc/Corbis via Getty Images Texas AG Ken Paxton and his wife, state Sen. Angela Paxton, left for Utah last week as Texas froze, according to the Houston Chronicle. Paxton is one of several Texas public officials to have left in the middle of the crisis. Visit the Business section of Insider...
Tags: Google, Utah, Politics, Texas, News, US, Trends, Ted Cruz, Salt Lake City, Dallas Morning News, Cancun, Houston Chronicle, Paxton, Ken Paxton, Texas AG, Sean Reyes


A GOP congressman from Texas slams Ted Cruz as it emerges he took his college roommate on Cancun trip

Ranking Member Michael McCaul (R-Tex.) questions witnesses during a House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing looking into the firing of State Department Inspector General Steven Linick, on Capitol Hill, in Washington D.C., U.S., September 16, 2020. Kevin Dietsch/Pool via REUTERS Kevin Dietsch/Pool via REUTERS A Texas GOP congressman slammed Sen. Ted Cruz for his Cancun trip during winter storms that crippled the state. Rep. Michael McCaul said: 'When a crisis hits my state ... I'm not g...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Washington, Mexico, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Ted Cruz, House Of Representatives, Capitol Hill, Associated Press, State Department, Republican


The state of Texas should cover residents' huge energy bills from last week's power outages, the mayor of Houston said

Pedestrians walk on an icy road on February 15, 2021 in East Austin, Texas. Winter storm Uri has brought historic cold weather to Texas, causing traffic delays and power outages, and storms have swept across 26 states with a mix of freezing temperatures and precipitation. Montinique Monroe/Getty Images Texas should pay residents' huge energy bills from last week's storms, according to US officials. Texans have reportedly been charged up to $16,000 for electricity, after its wholesale price...
Tags: Texas, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Ted Cruz, Dallas, The New York Times, Houston, Turner, Abbott, Greg Abbott, Cancun, Sen Ted Cruz, CBS Face the Nation


GOP congressman from Texas slams Ted Cruz as it emerges he took his college roommate on Cancun trip

Republican Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas. Kevin Dietsch/Pool via REUTERS Rep. Michael McCaul slammed Sen. Ted Cruz for going to Cancun, Mexico, during winter storms in Texas. "When a crisis hits my state, I'm there. I'm not going to go on some vacation," McCaul told CNN. Axios reported on Sunday that Cruz had invited his college roommate on the trip. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Republican Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas criticized Sen. Ted Cruz for flying to Cancun,...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Nbc, Mexico, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Ted Cruz, Associated Press, Houston, Princeton, Gates, Cruz


What happened last week? The House held its GameStop hearing, Texans lost power, NASA's Mars Rover landed, and Ted Cruz went to Cancun.

NASA's Perseverance rover. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Handout via Reuters What happened last week? Robinhood's CEO testified in a House committee. A winter storm cut off power to millions in Texas.  Senator Ted Cruz faced criticism for the timing of his family trip to Mexico.   Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. What happened last week?NASA's Perseverance rover landed safely on Mars last week. Mission control hosted a live broadcast during the landing. The rover started beam...
Tags: Apple, Politics, Texas, Washington, Mexico, Trends, Nasa, House, Ted Cruz, Tim Cook, Reddit, Mars, Nissan, Hyundai, Robinhood, Cruz


United Airlines says it's investigating the leak of Ted Cruz's Cancun flight information

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., checking into Cancun International Airport on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. MEGA/GC Images via Getty Images United Airlines is investigating the leak of Ted Cruz's Cancun flight data. A company executive told Politico that whoever leaked it may be fired. Cruz drew sharp backlash for flying to Cancun as a devastating winter storm ravaged Texas. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is investigating the leak of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's flight ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, News, Nbc, Senate, Politico, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, Ohio, United, Cruz, United Airlines, Cancun


AOC says she will volunteer at Houston Food Bank, following news that her fundraising for the Texas storm relief has reached $2 million

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at Democratic National Committee (DNC) Headquarters in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she was heading to Texas to help at Houston Food Bank. The Congresswoman said she would be accompanied by Houston Rep. Cynthia R. Garcia.  Ocasio-Cortez has helped raised $2 million for the Texas storm relief.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. On Friday, New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sai...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, Washington, US, Dnc, Trends, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, Fundraising, Fox News, Houston, Food Bank, Accuweather, Cruz, Cancun


AOC is calling for volunteers to help at Houston Food Bank, following news that her fundraising for the Texas storm relief has reached $2 million

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at Democratic National Committee (DNC) Headquarters in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she was heading to Texas to help at Houston Food Bank. The Congresswoman said she would be accompanied by Houston Rep. Cynthia R. Garcia.  Ocasio-Cortez has helped raised $2 million for the Texas storm relief.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. On Friday, New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sai...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, Washington, US, Dnc, Trends, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, Fundraising, Fox News, Houston, Food Bank, Accuweather, Cruz, Cancun


TIMELINE: How political rivals Ted Cruz and AOC reacted to the devastating Texas winter storm

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas; Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York Stringer/REUTERS; J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Sen. Ted Cruz left Houston during a fatal winter storm for Mexico and faced immense criticism. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez promoted renewable energy and raised millions of dollars for Texans. The political rivals had wildly different weeks. Here's how they reacted to the storm. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. This week, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas escaped th...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, News, Winter, California, Washington Post, Mexico, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Analysis, Ted Cruz, Capitol Hill, Storm


Damages tied to the 'life-threatening crisis' caused by the winter storm in Texas could approach $50 billion

Icicles hang off the State Highway 195 sign in Killeen, Texas. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Costs incurred in Texas as a result of a snow storm may approach $50 billion, AccuWeather's CEO said. Millions of Texans lost power this week, and the snow devastated the state's infrastructure. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The damages from the devastating winter storm in and around Texas could near $50 billion, according to AccuWeather. The estimate, provided earlier ...
Tags: Weather, Politics, Texas, News, Climate Change, Trends, Ted Cruz, Retail, Accuweather, Cruz, Cancun, Porter, Texas Senate, southern Plains, Killeen Texas, Joe Raedle Getty


Fox News host Sean Hannity tried to cover for Ted Cruz in a post-Cancun interview, only for the Texas senator to contradict him

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz with Fox News host Sean Hannity. Fox News Hannity tried to cover for Cruz over his controversial jaunt to Cancun as Texas went without power. Cruz contradicted Hannity a few minutes later, having already amended the timeline of his trip. Text messages obtained by Insider showed more planning for a longer trip than Cruz initially led on. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In an effort to provide some cover for Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, Fox News ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Media, Mexico, Nbc News, Trends, Ted Cruz, Fox News, Houston, Cruz, United Airlines, Abbott, Greg Abbott, Cancun, Sean Hannity, Lone Star State


As Cruz headed to Cancun, Beto O'Rourke made welfare calls to suffering Texans and AOC raised $1 million for Texas relief efforts in 4 hours

Roads were covered with snow and sleet on February 15, 2021, in Spring, Texas. David J. Phillip/AP Some politicians focused on relief efforts for vulnerable Texans as Ted Cruz returned from a Mexico trip. His Democratic rival Beto O'Rourke organized an effort to phone senior citizens in Texas. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez raised $1 million for Texas relief efforts in around 4 hours. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As Sen. Ted Cruz faced calls to resign for flying t...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Mexico, New York City, Trends, Ted Cruz, Msnbc, Cruz, Cancun, Aoc, Capitol, Sen Ted Cruz, TX, Rourke, CANCUN Mexico, ERCOT


10 Things in Politics: Cruz facing backlash after Cancun trip

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas at the Cancun International Airport. Stringer/Reuters Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what you need to know:Heidi Cruz's texts appear to undercut Sen. Ted Cruz's explanation for going to Cancun.There's a bigger purpose to Joe Biden's ice cream tweets.Australia's Prime...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Politics, Chris Christie, Texas, Congress, Australia, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Disney, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Nasa


10 Things in Politics: Cruz in for a bruisin'

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas at the Cancun International Airport. Stringer/Reuters Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what you need to know:Heidi Cruz's texts appear to undercut Sen. Ted Cruz's explanation for going to Cancun.There's a bigger purpose to Joe Biden's ice cream tweets.Australia's Prime...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Politics, Chris Christie, Texas, Congress, Australia, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Disney, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Nasa


Ted Cruz traveled to Jamaica for July 4th last year, defying public health guidelines during the pandemic, report says

Cruz is facing criticism for flying to Cancun as his home state of Texas grapples with severe winter storms. Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images The Washington Post reported GOP Sen. Ted Cruz traveled to Jamaica for the Fourth of July last year. CDC guidelines at the time recommended Americans avoid nonessential travel. The Post report came as Cruz faces criticism for traveling to Cancun as Texas battles winter storms. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Ted Cruz travel...
Tags: Travel, Weather, Post, Politics, Texas, Washington Post, Cdc, Mexico, Trends, Austin, Gop, Ted Cruz, Jamaica, Houston, Winter Storm, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention



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