While the dramatic scenes took place in Texas’ ice chaos, Senator Ted Cruz went on vacation. Another party colleague also fled – in a private plane.
Update from February 21 at 3:40 pm: Ted Cruz is clearly not the only Republican who brought up strange ideas during the Texas ordeal. Another senior politician left the state for Florida. Republican judge Gary Gates is said to have traveled to Orlando in a sunny condition by private plane. That reports The Daily Beast. When this became known, the Republican responded with an interview on a local radio station. “My wife is currently recovering from an illness she has been suffering from for two weeks.” Gates said in his explanation, “The room of my disabled adult daughter who is still living with us has been flooded.”
The judge left the state on Wednesday the same day Senator Cruz boarded the plane. He had to come to a place with “reliable power, reliable internet and reliable phone service” in order to be able to continue working. “A lot of voters were in the same position and didn’t have a chance to catch a flight and leave town,” said Cynthia Jennyard, chair of the Fort Bend County Democrats, local broadcaster KPRC 2. “No, you can’t turn up the temperature. No, you can’t.” Return the water. But you can be there. “On Friday, Gates returned to Texas.
A devastating winter vacation in Texas – Ted Cruz is making a very important decision as a Senator
Update from February 21, 1:30 p.m.: First, there was the outrage on Twitter – and at the same time, Ted Cruz has to battle a tangible scandal. And all because the Texas Senator made a very poor decision. As his state was plunged into winter chaos, the Republican traveled to Mexico with his family by plane. Despite the fact that he came back the next day, apparently to calm things down, the anger at his decision is massive. Because the southern US state doesn’t just have to deal with a lot of snow. The effects of Yuri winter storm are thrilling. Millions of homes have no electricity or running water, with extreme winter temperatures. As a result, among other things, an eleven-year-old boy died – apparently due to hypothermia, after a blackout in the family convoy, like this. Washington Post mentioned.
Cruz tried to justify himself by referring to his “parental duties.” (See first report), It didn’t fall well either. At the latest yet The New York Times One Leaked chat This was checked by the senator’s wife complaining about the coldness of the house – and that the family was planning to travel. The Republican had previously tried to defend himself by claiming that he only wanted to accompany his daughters to Mexico. The chat history includes something else.
Senator Ted Cruz gets in a storm after vacation trip – AOC travels to Texas
That the senator was so aware of the disastrous effects of the winter weather, he proved Monday when he called on citizens in a radio interview to act wisely, such as vox.com Writes. “So don’t risk anything. Keep your family safe, stay at home and hug your children. However, he did not heed his advice. Other politicians, however, showed a very different reaction to the events and showed their solidarity with the people of the country.” Alexandrea Ocasio-Cortez (AOC), In the House of Representatives on New York and hope for the Young Democratic Party, with a special trip to Texas to help with grocery distribution in Houston.
Now the popular late-night series “Saturday Night Live” is targeting Cruise as well. Comedian Eddie Bryant introduced Ted Cruz and he was dressed as if she had just returned from a tropical spot. Unbuttoned T-shirt, shirt, cocktail in hand, long hair pearl – and a big bag. “Hey, everyone,” Tradition Cruz said. “I’m not brown. I just cried red for Texas at home.” And she added with a laugh, “The whole trip was the girls’ idea. “
Winter Mayhem in Texas: Dire conditions in the US state – Ted Cruz goes on vacation
First report from February 19 at 11.40 am: CANCON / MEXICO – When the state is drowning in chaos of snow, this is not the best time for senior politicians to take a short vacation. The great Republican, Ted Cruz, a senator from Texas, must have learned this painfully. After a private trip to the Mexican Caribbean coast, he is currently under severe criticism. Ted Cruz is a hard-line politician, even in the Republican Party. Many Democrats in the United States hate him, and he is a loyal supporter of Donald Trump – whose plot against him has apparently been planned, as Steve Bannon recently revealed.
So it’s not surprising that Cruze’s latest work is bad for his image. Social media users swoop on it. Texas plunged into the chaos of winter, millions of people were without electricity, some without water, and people died – and Cruz flew to Mexico with his family on Wednesday. First of all, he said in a statement that he intended to return directly the next day. However, I later admitted that I wanted to spend the weekend with the girls and keep up with the latest developments via the remote control. But it dawned on him: “I had to be here and that’s why I’m back.”
Ted Cruz faced harsh accusations – Twitter users: Inside are tearing up his private ride
Photos previously surfaced on social media apparently showing Ted Cruz with his family at the airport and on board the plane to Cancun, a popular beachfront resort. Then the critics wanted to know: How can a senator go on a private trip when his countrymen need? Cruz has now commented on the allegations and apologized. But even his apology seemed strange and he was under attack on Twitter. Because the Republican defended himself by saying that he wanted to be a “good father” and that he only followed his “parental duties.” Trying to get out of it with his daughters, who wanted to go on a trip with friends, set fire to critics.
Columnist in The New York Times Then he quipped, “One day, two therapists will: Look into the Cruz girls’ eyes and tell them: Seriously, it wasn’t your fault. ” Screenwriter Danny Zucker (“Modern Family”) He commented, “I feel like I owe an apology to Ted Cruz. When after (Tornado) Sandy voted against sending aid to the two states of New Jersey, accusing him of only looking after Texas. Obviously, I was wrong. “
Twitter users don’t believe Ted Cruz is traveling to Mexico in the chaos of winter – one detail is particularly outrageous
And in a video in which Ted Cruz defended his decision, he also mentioned that his family was also without water and heating. In the background of his speech you can hear people screaming, “Stand back.” The corresponding video on Twitter You will find it here. For a journalist from New York IntelligenceThat was the reason to stop by the family’s residence and have a look. A photo snapping fueled the mood against Cruz even more. To see Cruz’s seemingly dark house: the snowflake dog. One comment reads “Tell me you really never left this dog home alone.” The fact that the senator left his dog behind to be on the beach in Mexico, along with Texas himself, seems pretty bad. To clarify one thing, though: The dog wasn’t alone, but the staff looked after the four-legged friend.
I just drove from Ted Cruz’s Houston home. Its lights are off, but a neighbor told me the building had been restored last night. Also, Ted appears to have left the family dog behind. pic.twitter.com/TmLyGQkASy
Michael Hardy (mkerrhardy) February 18, 2021
Texas Democrats even demanded his resignation in a tweet. Cruz is currently trading as a potential candidate for the old big party in the 2024 presidential election. His term as Texas Senator will regularly expire in 2025. The conservative Republican has ambitions – but his trip to Mexico may have cost him more sympathy points. (Also known as)
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