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'It was obviously a mistake': Ted Cruz on decision to fly to Mexico as Texas freezes

Guardian, 19 Feb 2021
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 out of here', I think there are a lot of parents that'd be like, 'All right, let me – if I can do this, great," Cruz said.
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