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America's oldest college debate society votes to strip Ted Cruz of a prestigious Princeton honor for public service

Princeton University's American Whig-Cliosophic Society has voted to rescind its highest honor from Sen. Ted Cruz Getty Images Princeton's American Whig-Cliosphic Society voted to strip Sen. Ted Cruz of a public service award. Society members voted 37-32 in favor of rescinding the honor, The Daily Princetonian reported. Cruz is facing criticism for his role in the insurrection on January 6 and an ill-timed Cancun trip. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. America's o...
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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


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 engages in an online spat over Biden's HHS secretary nominee who sued the Trump administration more than 100 times

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) during a Senate hearing on November 17, 2020. BILL CLARK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Ted Cruz opposes the nomination of Xavier Becerra as Secretary of Health and Human Services. Cruz insists that the role should be filled by a scientist and not an attorney. Kevin M. Kruse called out Cruz for dismissing Becerra's tenure as a former congressman and current attorney general. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. GOP Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, well-known fo...
Tags: Politics, Texas, California, Kentucky, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Ted Cruz, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Cruz, Ben Carson


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...
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10 Things in Politics: Biden's big business romance

President Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen meet with business leaders, including JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon (right) earlier this month. Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images 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:Big business, usually friendlie...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Supreme Court, Corporate America, Congress, Washington, Wall Street, Senate, White House, Disney, US, Dnc, Trends, Usda, Iran, Syria


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 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


Texas Lt. Gov. says that people getting huge energy bills 'gambled on a very, very low rate' - but suggests they won't have to pay the full amount

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick addressed the power outages in the state during the winter storms in a Fox News interview on February 24. Fox News Texas Lt. Gov, Dan Patrick said that Texans getting huge energy bills took a gamble and lost. In Texas, some energy deals are linked to wholesale prices, exposing consumer to sudden spikes.  After last week's devastating storm, some Texans faced energy bills as high as $16,000. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Texas Lieutenant ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Trends, News UK, Army, Fox News, Patrick, Sen Ted Cruz, Dan Patrick, Tom Porter, Reuters Texas, Texas Power Outages, Electricity Market, Texas storms, Fox News Texas Lt


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 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 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 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...
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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


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


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...
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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


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 previous explanation for his family Cancun trip while Texas is freezing

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., checking into Cancun International Airport on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. MEGA/GC Images via Getty Images New text messages reviewed by Insider contradict Sen. Ted Cruz's Cancun story. Heidi Cruz appears to have rallied neighbors to join them in flying to Cancun. "We may go to Cancun, there is a direct flight at 445pm and hotels with capacity. Seriously," Hedi Cruz appears to have written. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A series of new text mess...
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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...
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Ted Cruz wore a mask referring to Texas' 1835 battle against Mexico as he fled to Cancun

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) wears a protective mask while departing the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., February 13, 2021. Stefani Reynolds/Pool via REUTERS Sen. Ted Cruz was caught en route to Mexico during a historic freeze in Texas wearing a mask that referenced the Battle of Gonzalez. It is considered the first battle in the Texas Revolution fought against the Mexican government. Cruz's mask had a cannon and the words "Come and get it," which represent the battle. Visit the Business...
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Houston police say Ted Cruz's staff asked for security before he flew to Mexico from the storm-ravaged state

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., checking into Cancun International Airport on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. MEGA/GC Images via Getty Images Houston police confirmed on Thursday afternoon that Ted Cruz's staff asked for security aid. Police provided security for Cruz's family as they navigated through the airport on Wednesday. Police Chief Art Acevedo predicted that Cruz's return from Cancun would likely be a "media circus." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As first responders deal...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Mexico, Police, Nbc News, Trends, Ted Cruz, Houston, Cruz, United Airlines, Cancun, Sen Ted Cruz, Houston Police, Houston Police Department, Peter Alexander, Acevedo


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

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas checks into Cancun International Airport, February 18, 2021. MEGA/GC Images via Getty Images A Democratic state lawmaker in Texas called Sen. Ted Cruz's jaunt to Cancun "unbelievable."  "As far as I'm concerned, it'd be fine if he remained in Cancun," Texas Rep. Chris Turner said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A Democratic state lawmaker in Texas criticized Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's jaunt to Cancun as "unbelievable," particularly...
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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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