While his fellow Texans were suffering without power, heat, and water.
He was spotted in the airport and on the plane, and the outrage began to build. Then he released a statement saying his kids wanted to go with their friends, so he flew down to accompany them and was coming home the best day. But a reporter found out that his return trip was originally scheduled for Saturday. Since no one likes Cruz, everyone piled on:
— Chris Hahn (@ChristopherHahn) February 18, 2021
NYT has texts messages Heidi Cruz sent to friends and Houston neighbors.
Their house was "FREEZING" — and she proposed a Sunday return. Cruz invited others to join them at the Ritz-Carlton in Cancún ($309 per night), where they had stayed "many times."https://t.co/Kzg5PZVpoG
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) February 18, 2021
Protesters await Ted Cruz's arrival at his Texas home. pic.twitter.com/u7ZM2EK6qD
— Bill Maxwell 😷 (@Bill_Maxwell_) February 18, 2021
MSNBC now reporting that Ted Cruz has decided he will not run for re-election when his current term ends.
Gee, Ted. Why? WHY?!!
— Nick A 🇨🇭🇺🇸 (@Nickyboy63) February 18, 2021
I haven’t seen that confirmed, but I hope so. Oh, and P.S. — there’s an alert not to travel to Mexico because the covid situation is so bad. Hope Ted wore his mask at the Ritz-Carlton while people were working hard to help:
Local news in Texas posted this picture of these workers trying to help people get food they were the only pizza place that was up and running and it was packed pic.twitter.com/5yeaXB2oGs
— Joy (@cfierro714) February 18, 2021