During the Conservative Political Action Conference, which is expected to feature the former president that of Donald Trump first public appearance since his departure, the senator Ted cruz shed light on his recent trip to Cancun during the Texas National Emergency.
As he addressed a crowded conservative crowd in Florida, Cruz said, “God bless CPAC. I have to say Orlando is awesome! It’s not as nice as Cancun, but it’s nice. Not surprisingly, many Twitter users did not welcome the senator’s comments.
“Ted Cruz at CPAC jokes about his decision to abandon his constituents when they need to go on vacation:” Orlando is awesome. It’s not as nice as Cancun, but it’s nice. There are still major plumbing and supply chain issues in Texas affecting recovery efforts, ”tweeted MSNBC Senior Producer Kyle Griffin.
Actor Christmas casler also took the opportunity to denounce Cruz’s insipid joke. He wrote: “Ted Cruz opens his CPAC set with a joke about going to Cancun, but leaves out the reminder of the 11-year-old boy who froze to death in his trailer while Ted’s children were getting away from it all. were basking in the sun at the Ritz. Go big or go home, Ted.
As leGrio previously reported, unprecedented winter storms have sent millions of Texas residents into a state of emergency. While electricity and water were scarce for many, Cruz left Texas to go to Cancun with his family.
Cruz called the vacation at a luxury resort a last-minute trip, according to United States today. He ultimately said it was “obviously a mistake,” and he’s working diligently to get Texas back on its feet to ensure a crisis like this never happens again.
Cruz is not the only Republican making the headlines of the conference. According to CNN, many former Trump allies ignored Friday’s congressional obligations and called on their colleagues to vote on issues critical to them in order to attend the conference.
Matt Gaetz from Florida, Madison Cawthorn from North Carolina, Paul Gosar from Arizona, and others signed letters saying they could not attend the votes “due to the ongoing public health emergency,” but should speak at the event , CNN reported.
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