Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) won’t have to face voters again until 2024, if he chooses to seek reelection ― but he’s already facing campaign-style ads after his ill-advised trip to Cancun this week, such as this one from the progressive PAC MeidasTouch:
Another progressive PAC, Really American, also dropped a video within hours of the news breaking:
NEW VIDEO📽️: While millions of Texans are without power, Senator Ted Cruz abandoned them to take a vacation in Cancun. While Cruz was in the United Airlines VIP lounge, Texans were dying. Ted Cruz doesn’t care about Texas families.
— ReallyAmerican.com 🇺🇸 (@ReallyAmerican1) February 19, 2021
Cruz first blamed his daughters, saying he was just there to drop them off for a trip and return home immediately, but he later admitted it was intended to be a family getaway ― and that he had intended to be there through the weekend.