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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


From dreams of the presidency to 'Flyin' Ted': How Ted Cruz became the most ridiculed senator in US politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) walks out of a meeting room for the lawyers of former President Donald Trump and back to the Senate floor in Washington, DC, on February 12, 2021. Jabin Botsford - Pool/Getty Images Once touted as the next president, Ted Cruz is now one of the most controversial people in Congress. The senator is back in the spotlight after taking a trip to Mexico during a deadly winter storm. Scroll down to read more about the life and career of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Visit the Business...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, Supreme Court, Obamacare, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Mexico, Senate, Israel, Disney, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Reagan


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


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


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


Ted Cruz called for state energy regulation despite lauding Texas' lack of regulation 2 years ago

GOP Sen. Ted Cruz gestures as he speaks to members of the media during the fifth day of the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, February 13, 2021. Erin Scott/Reuters Ted Cruz wants regulators to "act swiftly" on high energy bills from the Texas winter storm. In 2019, however, Cruz lauded Texas for low regulation in its energy sector. In 1999, Texas shifted control of its energy grid to private generators and other groups. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stori...
Tags: Weather, Politics, Texas, News, US, Trends, Policy, Gop, Ted Cruz, Storm, The New York Times, Houston, Donald Trump, Cruz, Power Outage, Sen Ted Cruz


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


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


A GOP state lawmaker who fled Texas on a private jet said he did so for his family after his house flooded and the power went out

FILE: Texas state Rep. Gary Gates speaks with an Associated Press reporter in January 2020. AP Photo/ John L. Mone A Texas state lawmaker explained why he fled Texas on a private jet to Orlando this week. State Rep. Gary Gates said he left after he lost power and "30%" of his home flooded. Gates drew comparisons to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who faced immense criticism for traveling to Mexico.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A Texas state representative sparked a backlas...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, US, Trends, Gop, Ted Cruz, Associated Press, Gates, Cruz, Orlando, Orlando Florida, CANCUN Mexico, The Houston Chronicle


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


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...
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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


Returning home to protesters at his door, Ted Cruz says he regrets taking luxury vacation to Cancun amid devastating Texas winter storms

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks to the media at the Cancun International Airport before boarding his plane back to the U.S., in Cancun, Mexico February 18, 2021. Stringer/Reuters Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas flew to Cancun Wednesday and returned Thursday after criticism over the trip. Texas is coping with severe winter weather, as millions lost power, heat, or clean drinking water. The senator expressed regret over the trip while protesters gathered in front of his home. Visit the Business s...
Tags: Weather, Politics, Texas, Trends, Ted Cruz, Storms, Winter Weather, Protesters, Cruz, Cancun, Sen Ted Cruz, TX, CANCUN Mexico, Cancun International Airport, Julian Gill, Kelsey Vlamis


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

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas checking into Cancun International Airport on Thursday. MEGA/GC Images via Getty Images New text messages reviewed by Insider appear to show planning for Sen. Ted Cruz's trip to Mexico. Heidi Cruz seems to have rallied neighbors to join them in flying to Cancun. "There is a direct flight at 445pm and hotels with capacity. Seriously," one text says. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A series of new text messages appear to show Sen. Ted Cruz's wif...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, Cbs News, Trends, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Houston, United, Cruz, United Airlines, Cancun, Sen Ted Cruz, Ritz Carlton, CANCUN Mexico


Inside the marriage of Washington power couple Ted and Heidi Cruz, who played Aladdin's 'A Whole New World' at their wedding and spend most of their time in separate states

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Heidi Cruz have been married since 2001, and have two daughters. Alex Wong/Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz is facing backlash for traveling to Mexico while Texas faces a deadly winter storm.  Cruz's wife, Heidi Cruz, is no stranger to the scrutiny that comes with being a politician's spouse. Here's a full timeline of Ted and Heidi Cruz's two-decade-long relationship.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Ted Cruz is back in the spotlight afte...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Marriage, Washington, Mexico, Life, Senate, Disney, US, Trends, Ted, Features, Austin, Atlantic, Ted Cruz, New York Times


Ted Cruz originally planned to spend multiple nights in Cancun but flew back early to Texas amid a torrent of criticism

GOP Sen. Ted Cruz gestures as he speaks to members of the media during the fifth day of the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, February 13, 2021. Erin Scott/Reuters Ted Cruz's departure from Cancun on Thursday was reportedly earlier than originally planned. Cruz flew to Cancun on Wednesday, and initially intended on staying until Saturday. The senator flew home while facing criticism for leaving Texas during a deadly winter storm. Visit the Business section of Insider for ...
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Cruz returning to Texas amid backlash over Cancun trip while millions lost power in his state during a fatal winter storm

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at a campaign rally for Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, in Cumming, Ga. Brynn Anderson/AP Sen. Ted Cruz is traveling back to Houston from Cancun, Mexico, on Thursday.  He said he took the trip at the behest of his kids because he wanted "to be a good dad."  Cruz is facing intense backlash for leaving Texas amid a deadly winter storm. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is traveling b...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, Trends, Cnn, House, Ted Cruz, Houston, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Cruz, Cancun, Capitol, Sen Ted Cruz, Rourke


Cruz returning to Texas amid backlash after he took a Cancun trip while millions lost power in his state during a fatal winter storm

Sen. Ted Cruz. Brynn Anderson/AP Sen. Ted Cruz is traveling back to Houston from Cancun, Mexico, on Thursday.  He said he took the trip at the behest of his kids because he wanted "to be a good dad." Cruz is facing intense backlash for leaving Texas during a deadly winter storm. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is traveling back to Houston from Cancun, Mexico, on Thursday, CNN first reported, as he faces on onslaught of criticism for...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, Trends, Cnn, House, Ted Cruz, Houston, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Cruz, Cancun, Capitol, Sen Ted Cruz, Rourke


Ted Cruz explains away Cancun trip during severe winter storm in Texas as him 'wanting to be a good dad'

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) carries his luggage at the Cancun International Airport before boarding his plane back to the U.S., in Cancun, Mexico February 18, 2021 Stringer/Reuters Sen. Ted Cruz defended taking a trip to Mexico while his state suffers a severe winter storm. "With school cancelled for the week, our girls asked to take a trip," Cruz said Thursday. "Wanting to be a good dad, I flew them down last night," he added. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Repub...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Winter, Republicans, Congress, Mexico, Trends, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, George Bush, Storm, Houston, Cruz, Greg Abbott, Cancun


Ted Cruz explains away Cancun trip with family during severe winter storm in Texas as him 'wanting to be a good dad'

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) carries his luggage at the Cancun International Airport before boarding his plane back to the U.S., in Cancun, Mexico February 18, 2021 Stringer/Reuters Sen. Ted Cruz defended taking a trip to Mexico while his state suffers a severe winter storm. "With school cancelled for the week, our girls asked to take a trip," Cruz said Thursday. "Wanting to be a good dad, I flew them down last night," he added. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Repub...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Winter, Republicans, Congress, Mexico, Trends, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, George Bush, Storm, Houston, Cruz, Greg Abbott, Cancun


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says 'Texans should continue to demand' Cruz's resignation over his role in the Capitol attack amid intense backlash over Cancun trip

Getty Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday again called on Sen. Ted Cruz to resign over the Capitol siege. Ocasio-Cortez went after the Texas Republican as he faces backlash over a trip to Cancun.  Texas is facing a deadly winter storm that caused a wave of power outages.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday took a swipe at GOP Sen. Ted Cruz over his role in the Capitol attack as the Texas lawmaker faces mounting cri...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Missouri, House, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Cruz, Trump, Mike Pence, Cancun


Cruz reportedly returning to Texas amid backlash over Cancun trip while millions lost power in his state during a fatal winter storm

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at a campaign rally for Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, in Cumming, Ga. Brynn Anderson/AP Sen. Ted Cruz is reportedly traveling back to Houston from Cancun, Mexico, on Thursday.  Cruz is facing intense backlash for leaving Texas amid a fatal winter storm.  Millions of Texans have lost power during the storm, which has brought record-low temperatures. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Tex...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, Trends, Cnn, House, Ted Cruz, Houston, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Cruz, Cancun, Capitol, Sen Ted Cruz, Rourke


Sen. Ted Cruz flew to Cancun for vacation while millions of Texans struggle without power in Arctic storm: report

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, on the fifth day of the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. Alex Brandon/AP Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas flew to Cancun on Wednesday, Fox News reported. His vacation coincided with one of the worst winter storms Texas has experienced in years. More than 2.7 million Texans are without power, water, and heat. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories....
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Houston, Msnbc, Cruz, Democratic, Cancun, Sen Ted Cruz, Rourke


Ted Cruz faces backlash after photos reportedly show him flying to Cancun in Texas' deadly winter storm

Ted Cruz. Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz is facing criticism after unverified images suggested he left Texas on Wednesday. Claims circulated on Twitter that he had flown to Cancun. Fox News said it confirmed it. Cruz hasn't commented. Insider was not able to immediately verify the images, but they prompted outrage all the same. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas faced a barrage of criticism on Thursday as unverified images appearing...
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