The John Rothmann Show: ‘Obviously a mistake’: Cruz returns from Cancun after uproar

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, on the fourth day of the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Ted Cruz Travel + Fetal Heartbeat Act

Ted Cruz chose to fly his daughters and their friends to Cancun attempting to “be a good dad”, meanwhile Texans freezing. + South Carolina Gov. McMasters signs Fetal Heatbeat Act bill today.

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says his family vacation to Mexico was “obviously a mistake” as he returned stateside following an uproar over his disappearance during a deadly winter storm. The Republican senator said he began second-guessing the trip since the moment he first got on the plane Wednesday. He said, “In hindsight, I wouldn’t have done it.” The Associated Press and other media outlets reported that he had traveled out of the country as hundreds of thousands of Texans were still grappling with the fallout of a winter storm that crippled the state’s power grid. The trip drew criticism from leaders in both parties.

By Steve Peoples and Jake Bleiberg Associated Press

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