“Sen. Ted Cruz said that flying to Cancun, Mexico, as a winter disaster in his home state left millions without power or water “was obviously a mistake” and that “in hindsight I wouldn’t have done it.”
“Cruz, a Texas Republican, spoke to reporters after returning to his Houston home Thursday evening from a trip that has earned fierce criticism on social media and in his own backyard.
“”I started having second thoughts almost the moment I sat down on the plane, because on the one hand, all of us who are parents have a responsibility to take care of our kids, take care of our family. That’s something Texans have been doing across the state,” said Cruz, who had said in an earlier statement that he flew to Mexico because his daughters had asked to take a trip and he was trying to be a “good dad.””
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