Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) discovered a brand new scapegoat for his ill-fated resolution to flee the state in the midst of a serious disaster to be able to take a seashore trip. And, it’s a favourite goal of conservative politicians: the media.
“I feel the media is affected by Trump withdrawal,” Cruz instructed Sean Hannity in a Fox Information interview on Monday. “The place they’ve attacked Trump day by day for 4 years, they don’t know what to take action they obsess over my taking my ladies to the seashore.”
Final week, Cruz ditched Texas for Cancun whereas his dwelling state was crippled by a serious snowstorm and energy outages that uncovered thousands and thousands to freezing temperatures. When he was busted, Cruz sheepishly flew dwelling and blamed his daughters for the journey, claiming he had solely supposed to drop them off and instantly return dwelling.
Cruz later ’fessed up and admitted he supposed to remain by way of the weekend for some enjoyable within the solar whereas Texans again dwelling coped with excessive chilly and unsafe ingesting water.
Hannity and Cruz each complained that the media was masking Cruz however ignoring New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s nursing dwelling scandal.
In one other awkward second, Hannity falsely claimed that Cruz was simply going to Cancun to drop off his daughters for a visit with mates and rapidly return dwelling.
“You dropped off your daughters in Mexico, you got here dwelling in a day, in all probability lower than a day,” Hannity mentioned. “I nonetheless assume you is usually a father and senator on the identical time.”
That was Cruz’s preliminary declare, however he has since admitted it was a lie and that he supposed to remain by way of the weekend. When Hannity delivered the identical lie throughout an interview final week, Cruz corrected him. This time, he went together with it as he absolutely dedicated to his new blame-the-media technique.
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