WHAT WE KNOW:
(Fox News) Sen. Ted Cruz flew to Cancun, Mexico, with his family this week as Texas dealt with a winter storm that as of Thursday still has left 500,000 without power, Fox News has confirmed.
— Mauricio (@catchupwithit) February 18, 2021
• Sen. Ted Cruz comes under fire after photos purportedly show him traveling to Cancún as Texans freeze
• Texas Democrats call for Sen. Ted Cruz to resign after unverified photos purportedly show him traveling to Cancun
🚨BREAKING: not only did @tedcruz flee to Cancun as Texans froze to death — his staff asked The Houston Police Department (which as you can imagine is just slightly busy during this storm crisis) to assist Cruz in his arrival and movements through Houston's international airport.
— Kaivan Shroff (@KaivanShroff) February 18, 2021
The Houston Police Department confirmed to reporters that Cruz’s staff contacted them on Wednesday afternoon to assist him in his arrival and movements through Houston’s international airport.
Here’s the upgrade list for this afternoon’s flight from Cancun to Houston.
That’s assuming that “cru, r” is him. And I do. pic.twitter.com/CqfKa5rJfG
— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) February 18, 2021
Ted Cruz releases a statement on his actions: