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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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,...
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Now that he's back from Cancun, Ted Cruz's reputation repair tour could be putting more people at risk

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., checking into Cancun International Airport on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, on his way back to Texas. MEGA/GC Images via Getty Images On Wednesday, Sen. Ted Cruz was spotted on his way to Cancun for a luxury vacation. At home, his constituents continue to suffer from a lack of heat, water, and power. After he returned, Cruz ignored CDC travel quarantine guidelines and embarked on a PR tour. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Last Wednesday, Texas Sena...
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Texas congressman knocks Cruz for Cancun trip

Texas GOP Rep. Michael McCaul on Sunday delivered a pointed rebuke of Sen. Ted Cruz following his much-criticized trip to Cancun, Mexico, as a winter disaster rocked Texas last week.
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Texas GOP congressman knocks Cruz for Cancun trip and says when a crisis hits, 'I'm not going to go on some vacation'

Texas GOP Rep. Michael McCaul on Sunday delivered a pointed rebuke of Sen. Ted Cruz following his much-criticized trip to Cancun, Mexico, as a winter disaster rocked Texas last week.
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It's not just Ted Cruz, Americans have been escaping to Mexico since the beginning of pandemic - here's why

Cancun, Mexico is one of the few international tourist destinations still open to Americans. Edgard Garrido/Reuters Senator Ted Cruz of Texas was embroiled in a scandal last week after fleeing the cold for Cancun, Mexico. Americans have been flying to Mexico during the pandemic thanks to cheap flights and lax entry requirements.  A negative COVID-19 test is not required to enter Mexico but the CDC requires one to enter the US. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Ted Cru...
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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...
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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 ...
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Hillary Clinton mocks Ted Cruz after he reportedly left his pet dog, Snowflake, behind amid Texas' storm

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., checking into Cancun International Airport on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. MEGA/GC Images via Getty Images Hillary Clinton blasted Ted Cruz for reportedly leaving his dog behind amid a winter storm in Texas. A picture taken by a journalist went viral after it showed the dog looking out from the family home. "Don't vote for anyone you wouldn't trust with your dog," Clinton tweeted on Friday. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former Secretary of State...
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Parents at the elite private school of Ted Cruz's children are furious about the family's Cancun trip, report says

Sen. Ted Cruz hugs his daughter Caroline as his other daughter Catherine as wife Heidi looks on during a convocation at Liberty University's Vines Center in Lynchburg, VA in March 23, 2015. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Ted Cruz's Mexico trip has angered parents at his children's school, Politico reported Friday. Some are demanding the school enforces quarantine rules that will keep Cruz's kids out of class. Three weeks before the trip, the school sent out an email warning about internatio...
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Fact check: 'When Texas freezes over' tweet is a fake, not from Ted Cruz

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is facing widespread criticism and mockery for taking a trip to Cancun, Mexico, as his constituents suffered through a winter storm disaster.
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Keilar dissects Cruz's 'bogus journey'

CNN's Brianna Keilar breaks down the controversy surrounding Sen. Ted Cruz's family trip to Cancun, Mexico, while his home state suffered massive power outages and freezing temperatures.
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Reporter to Cruz: What were you thinking?

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), in an exclusive interview with KTRK ABC13 Houston, admits that his trip to Cancun, Mexico, was a mistake. CNN's Abby Phillip reacts to Cruz's statements.
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Reporter to Ted Cruz: What were you thinking?

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), in an exclusive interview with KTRK ABC13 Houston, admits that his trip to Cancun, Mexico, was a mistake. CNN's Abby Phillip reacts to Cruz's statements.
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Icy blast of anti-Ted Cruz outrage shows little sign of abating

Constituents, late-night hosts and politicians have lined up to lambast the Texas senator’s tropical trip while constituents frozeWintry conditions eased in Texas on Friday, but a storm of outrage continued to build over Senator Ted Cruz’s quick trip to Cancún, Mexico, at a time when millions of his constituents were still stranded without heat, food and water.“Texans’ anger with Ted Cruz right now could power an entire electrical grid,” a Houston Chronicle editorial blasted. “He plopped himself...
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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 ...
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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...
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Texas Senator Ted Cruz flew to Cancun, Mexico, amid weather crisis

The Republican defends his family's Cancun trip during the crisis, saying he wanted "to be a good dad".
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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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Texas Senator Ted Cruz flew to Cancun, Mexico, amid state energy crisis

The Republican defends his family's Cancun trip during the crisis, saying he wanted "to be a good dad".
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Ted Cruz explains decision to fly to Mexico as home state suffers deadly freezing conditions – video

Texas senator Ted Cruz has sparked outcry after he was spotted flying to the balmier destination of Cancún, Mexico as millions of his constituents endure deadly power outages and freezing temperatures. Cruz was seen boarding the flight on Wednesday with his family. A day later, after the images went viral, he returned to Texas. “When you got two girls who have been cold for two days and haven’t had heat or power, and they’re saying, ‘Hey, look, we don’t have school, why don’t we go, let’s get ou...
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Hear what Heidi Cruz was texting neighbors before trip

New York Times reporter Shane Goldmacher tells CNN's Anderson Cooper that despite Sen. Ted Cruz claiming he traveled to Cancun, Mexico, to drop his children off for a vacation, the text messages his wife, Heidi Cruz, sent to neighbors and friends before the trip reveal otherwise.
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