The call happened during the ongoing battle over voting rights, with GOP lawmakers in key states introducing bills to restrict voting.
In a letter to US military chiefs, Cruz said the Pentagon attacked Carlson "for the sake of left-wing ideology and political expediency."
Despite what liberal Twitter accounts may think, Texas isn't made up of just Republicans. The state houses millions of Democrats and deserves help.
The withdrawal of six Dr. Seuss books became the perfect opportunity for Republicans to rail against 'cancel culture,' which led to soaring sales.
Members of Princeton's debating society were unhappy at Cruz's support of voter fraud claims in the 2020 election and his role in the Capitol attack.
ERCOT fired its CEO Bill Magness Wednesday, just days after DeAnn Walker, the head of Texas' utilities regulator, resigned.
Neera Tanden, Biden's choice to lead the Office of Management and Budget, became known for social media attacks on the GOP- and those on the left.
New polling from Morning Consult shows Ted Cruz's job approval fell more after traveling to Mexico than when he objected to the election results.
"It appears Texas was just a layover stop for him between Cancun and Orlando to drop a pack of water into someone's trunk," Ocasio-Cortez said.
Florida GOP Rep. Gaetz claimed at CPAC that the news media is more worried about Ted Cruz's vacation than migrant 'caravans going through Mexico.'
Senator Ted Cruz described his political rivals, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, as "shrill" and "angry."
Trump, who lives at his private Mar-a-Lago club, has already stolen the show at CPAC and will deliver his own speech on the last day of the conference.
Cruz and Princeton historian Kevin M. Kruse had a back-and-forth over the qualifications of Xavier Becerra, Biden's nominee to lead the department.
"Orlando is awesome. It's not as nice as Cancún, but it's nice," Cruz said, referring to the scandal he sparked by leaving Texas for Mexico.
Boehner went off script in an audiobook recording of his upcoming book, "On the House: A Washington Memoir," Axios reported.
Those who turned up to the Senate gym Wednesday morning were welcomed by color printouts of Cruz's Cancun trip that read "Bienvenido de Nuevo, Ted!"
The president is set to tour the state with Gov. Greg Abbott.
Texas' deregulated electricity system worked much of the time, but failed when needed most. UT's James K. Galbraith says policymakers failed, too.
Ted Cruz appeared distracted by his mobile phone while the former chief of Capitol police spoke about violent scenes at the January 6 riot.
Sen. Ted Cruz said his wife was “pissed” over leaked group texts about their trip to Cancún, Mexico. “Here’s a suggestion: Just don’t be a–holes,” Cruz said during a podcast interview. Cruz has faced a wave of backlash for travelling to Cancún amid a deadly winter storm in Texas. Visit […]
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas addressed his Mexican-vacation scandal Monday on the Fox News show “Hannity.” Cruz flew to Cancún as a winter storm crippled his state, leaving millions without power. He said the media “obsessed” over the vacation because it’s “suffering from Trump withdrawal.” Visit the Business section of […]
"You know, here's a suggestion: Just don't be a--holes," Cruz said. "Just treat each other as human beings."
The Texas senator faced widespread criticism for flying to Cancún last week as a winter storm knocked out power to millions of people in his state.
Ted Cruz wants regulators to “act swiftly” on high energy bills from the Texas winter storm. In 2019, however, Cruz lauded Texas for low regulation in its energy sector. In 1999, Texas shifted control of its energy grid to private generators and other groups. Visit the Business section of Insider […]
Rep. Michael McCaul slammed Sen. Ted Cruz for going to Cancun, Mexico, during winter storms in Texas. “When a crisis hits my state, I’m there. I’m not going to go on some vacation,” McCaul told CNN. Axios reported on Sunday that Cruz had invited his college roommate on the trip. […]
Last week, Ted Cruz left behind frigid Texas temperatures to visit the Ritz-Carlton in Cancun, which has 9 dining options and panoramic ocean views.
He praised minimal energy regulation in 2019, but is now changing his tune after Texans received high power bills amid a catastrophic winter storm.
On Wednesday, Sen. Ted Cruz was spotted on his way to Cancun for a luxury vacation. At home, his constituents continue to suffer from a lack of heat, water, and power. After he returned, Cruz ignored CDC travel quarantine guidelines and embarked on a PR tour. Visit the Business section […]
"Look, when a crisis hits my state, I'm there. I'm not going to go on some vacation," GOP Rep. Michael McCaul said on CNN's "State of the Union."
The Texas senator has been flouting CDC quarantine recommendations while he attempts to mend his public image.
The "SNL" cold open parodied Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on an apology-themed show hosted by a fictional Britney Spears, featuring a NY Gov. Cuomo character.
Critics say the Twitter images of the senator loading water into a vehicle as part of disaster relief efforts appear to be staged.
What happened last week? A House subcommittee heard from Reddit and Robinhood about GameStop, millions of Texans lost power, and Cruz went to Cancun.
Hillary Clinton blasted Ted Cruz for reportedly leaving his dog behind amid a winter storm in Texas. A picture taken by a journalist went viral after it showed the dog looking out from the family home. “Don’t vote for anyone you wouldn’t trust with your dog,” Clinton tweeted on Friday. […]
Ted Cruz’s Mexico trip has angered parents at his children’s school, Politico reported Friday. Some are demanding the school enforces quarantine rules that will keep Cruz’s kids out of class. Three weeks before the trip, the school sent out an email warning about international travel. Visit the Business section of […]
Local politicians compared State Rep. Gary Gates to Sen. Ted Cruz. who also left Texas as millions lost power as a result of severe winter weather.
Cruz has drawn sharp backlash for flying to Cancun with his family as a devastating winter storm ravaged Texas.
A viral picture taken by Houston-based journalist, Michael Hardy, showed Ted Cruz's dog looking out from the family's "dark" and "uninhabited" home.
Some parents told Politico that the Houston school must enforce quarantine rules that will keep Ted Cruz's children out of class for 10 days.
Sen. Ted Cruz left Houston during a fatal winter storm for Mexico and faced immense criticism. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez promoted renewable energy and raised millions of dollars for Texans. The political rivals had wildly different weeks. Here’s how they reacted to the storm. Visit the Business section of Insider for […]
Sean Hannity tried to cover for Ted Cruz after his jaunt to Cancun as Texans went without power. Hannity described it as a “quick drop-off trip,” but Cruz said he had planned to stay the weekend. Text messages obtained by Insider also suggested a longer trip was planned than Cruz […]
Some politicians focused on relief efforts for vulnerable Texans as Ted Cruz returned from Mexico. His Democratic rival Beto O’Rourke organised an effort to phone older Texans. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez raised $US1 million for relief efforts in about four hours. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As […]
Hannity said Cruz was going to Cancun with his daughters for just a "quick drop-off trip." But Cruz abandoned that account.
The Washington Post reported GOP Sen. Ted Cruz travelled to Jamaica for the Fourth of July last year. CDC guidelines at the time recommended Americans avoid nonessential travel. The Post report came as Cruz faces criticism for travelling to Cancun as Texas battles winter storms. Visit the Business section of […]
New text messages reviewed by Insider appear to show planning for Sen. Ted Cruz’s trip to Mexico. Heidi Cruz seems to have rallied neighbours to join them in flying to Cancún. “There is a direct flight at 445pm and hotels with capacity. Seriously,” one text says. Visit the Business section […]
Texas Sen. John Cornyn liked a tweet that noted his response was "full of helpful news and resources for Texas" from an account mocking Cruz.
While Sen. Ted Cruz made a politically disastrous trip to Cancun, Mexico, prominent Democrats focused on relief efforts for vulnerable Texans.
Sen. Ted Cruz was caught en route to Mexico during a historic freeze in Texas wearing a mask that referenced the Battle of Gonzalez. It is considered the first battle in the Texas Revolution fought against the Mexican government. Cruz’s mask had a cannon and the words “Come and get […]
Ted Cruz’s departure from Cancun on Thursday was earlier than originally planned. Cruz flew to Cancun on Wednesday, and initially intended on staying until Saturday. The senator flew home while facing criticism for leaving Texas during a deadly winter storm. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. GOP […]
Houston police confirmed on Thursday afternoon that Sen. Ted Cruz’s staff asked for security aid. Police provided security for Cruz’s family as they navigated the airport on Wednesday. Police Chief Art Acevedo said Cruz’s return from Cancun, Mexico, would likely be a “media circus.” Visit the Business section of Insider […]
Sen. Ted Cruz defended taking a trip to Mexico while his state suffered a severe winter storm. “With school cancelled for the week, our girls asked to take a trip,” Cruz said Thursday. “Wanting to be a good dad, I flew them down last night,” he added. Visit the Business […]
Sen. Ted Cruz is heading back to Houston from Cancun, Mexico, on Thursday. He said he took the trip at the behest of his kids because he wanted “to be a good dad.” Cruz is facing intense backlash for leaving Texas during a deadly winter storm. Visit the Business section […]
The news came as Cruz is facing criticism for flying to Cancun as his home state of Texas grapples with severe winter storms.
Cruz stayed in Cancun for under 24 hours before changing his flight to rush home as critics accused him of abandoning storm-ravaged Texas.
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas flew to Cancun this week. His vacation coincided with one of the worst winter storms Texas has experienced in years. Democrats are criticising the senator for his trip. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas flew […]
"We may go to Cancun, there is a direct flight at 445pm and hotels with capacity. Seriously," a number identified as Heidi Cruz's wrote. "Seriously."
Cruz has said he was trying to be a good dad, as Texas grapples with severe winter weather causing millions to lose power and clean drinking water.
Sen. Ted Cruz is facing criticism after unverified images suggested he left Texas on Wednesday. Claims circulated on Twitter that he had flown to Cancun. News outlets said they confirmed it. Cruz hasn’t commented. Insider was not able to immediately verify the images, but they prompted outrage all the same. […]
Cruz was spotted wearing the same mask on January 6, the day that he voted to object to electoral votes counts and a violent mob stormed the Capitol.
"He's given us one more reason to resign," the lawmaker said in a CNN interview. "As far as I'm concerned, it'd be fine if he remained in Cancun."
Police Chief Art Acevedo said Cruz's return to Texas would "likely turn into a media circus."
"People are literally freezing to death in the state he was elected to represent and serve," Beto O'Rourke said of Cruz and his trip to Mexico.
"With school cancelled for the week, our girls asked to take a trip," Cruz said Thursday. "Wanting to be a good dad, I flew them down last night."
"If Sen. Cruz had resigned back in January after helping gin up a violent insurrection ... he could've taken his vacation in peace," AOC said.
Cruz's trip came amid one of the worst winter storms Texas has experienced in years. Millions of households were left without power, water, and heat.
Images on Twitter claimed to show Sen. Ted Cruz taking a flight out of storm-ravaged Texas to Cancun, Mexico.
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas responded Tuesday morning to online criticism over a resurfaced tweet. In August, Cruz mocked what he described on Twitter as California’s “failed energy policies.” His post resurfaced Tuesday as millions of Texans went without electricity during a winter storm. Visit the Business section of Insider […]
In August, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas mocked California’s “failed energy policies” on Twitter. His post resurfaced on Tuesday as over 3 million Texans were without electricity during a winter storm. Texas’ state-run power grid failed because of the weather-related strains on its resources. Visit the Business section of Insider […]
In August, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas mocked what he described on Twitter as California's "failed energy policies."
Over 3 million Texans were without power on Tuesday as a winter storm brought record-low temperatures to huge swaths of the US.
GOP senators have a bunch of nonsense reasons for why they didn’t convict Donald Trump of incitement. They are all just an attempt to cover up the real reasons, which are much simpler and more obvious. Many GOP Senators were complicit in Trump’s crime. Plus, they want to use him […]
Texas Senator Ted Cruz revealed on his podcast Friday that he advised Trump’s lawyers. Cruz, a juror in the trial, said he told them they “already won.” The Senate is expected to acquit former President Donald Trump later Saturday. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Ted […]
Sen. Ted Cruz blasted Disney for firing Gina Carano from the hit “Star Wars” spinoff “The Mandalorian.” Carano was sacked after she compared Jews in Nazi Germany to modern-day conservatives. Republicans have increasingly inserted themselves into the so-called cancel culture debate. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. […]
Congressional lawmakers from both parties asked the SEC to look into market volatility. Lawmakers said there was a “double standard” for retail and Wall Street investors. “The same rules should apply to everybody – rich & poor alike,” said Senator Ted Cruz. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. As […]
When Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas threw cold water on President Joe Biden’s decision to rejoin the Paris climate agreement, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto was hit in the crossfire. Cruz condemned Biden’s executive order and said “President Biden indicates that he’s more interested in the views of the citizens […]
Rep. Ro Khanna blasted Robinhood’s decision to curb trading on select stocks like Gamestop that have soared, powered by the collective efforts of online day traders. “Everyone on Robinhood should have equal access for trading,” Khanna said in an interview with Insider. “They can’t just shut down trading for retail […]
AOC rejected Ted Cruz’s support for her criticism of the stock-trading app Robinhood. Cruz said he “fully” agreed with her opposition to the app’s blocking users from buying some stocks. “You almost had me murdered 3 weeks ago so you can sit this one out,” she replied. Visit Business Insider’s […]
Rep. Katie Porter said she isn’t sure if Sen. Ted Cruz thinks at all. “I struggle to understand how he thinks, if [thinking] is what goes on in his head at all,” she told Vanity Fair. The second-term Democrat from California is known for grilling CEOs and top officials. Visit […]
Google says it has halted donations for lawmakers who objected to the US election result. A host of industry titans froze political contributions after rioters stormed the US Capitol. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Google says it will not donate to members of Congress this cycle who voted […]
In response to Biden re-entering the US into the Paris climate agreement, GOP Sen. Ted Cruz has launched a “Pittsburgh over Paris” campaign. Cruz says that Biden rejoining the Paris agreement will cost the citizens of Pittsburgh jobs, but the idea makes no sense and is just another bad faith […]
Sen. Ted Cruz criticised President Joe Biden with a comparison that seemed to miss the mark. He said Biden rejoining the Paris climate accord showed he cared more for Paris than Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is doing well on climate targets, and Cruz challenged its state’s election results. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
At least six of Sen. Ted Cruz’s former aides have expressed their disgust at the recent actions of their former boss, according to New York Magazine’s Intelligencer. Ted Cruz is under fire for spreading election misinformation, objecting to the results of the 2020 election being certified, and having fundraised during […]
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia said the Senate should consider removing his Republican colleagues, Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz. Manchin said the 14th Amendment should be applied after Cruz and Hawley pushed forth with efforts to dispute Electoral College votes last week. Trump supporters stormed the Capitol […]
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas plans to attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, after weeks of elevating misinformation about the election results. Cruz has faced immense backlash and increasing pressure to resign following his objection to the election certification last week. Biden has even criticised the Texas senator and said […]
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is facing a growing backlash from congressional colleagues who say he was partly responsible for the riot at the US Capitol last Wednesday. Democratic aides told The Hill that some senators were discussing censuring Cruz. Cruz’s communications director, Lauren Blair Bianchi, resigned in response to Cruz’s […]
During a candid Instagram Live on Tuesday night, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that she had a “very close encounter,” where she thought she “was going to die,” at the Capitol as it was stormed by a violent mob on January 6. In a wide-ranging commentary, Ocasio-Cortez briefly described some of […]
In an interview with Politico, Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia gave a pointed rebuke of GOP Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Ted Cruz of Texas in the aftermath of the US Capitol riots on Jan. 6. “There’s no way they cannot be complicit in this,” he said. […]
Arnold Schwarzenegger on Sunday called fellow Republicans “spineless” following the siege of the US Capitol last week. In a seven-minute video posted on Twitter, the actor who served as California’s governor compared the insurrection in Washington, DC, to the rise of Nazi Germany, blasting Republicans who enabled Trump’s baseless claims […]
Rep. Brendan Boyle of Philadelphia, in what is most likely the harshest public words yet by a Democrat, rebuked Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. Boyle told Cruz to “end this s—” of playing politics after the deadly riots on Capitol Hill. “What the f— is it going to take […]
On Wednesday, armed insurrectionists – goaded on by the president – rushed the US Capitol in an effort to slow the democratic process. For some of those trying to make sense of it, this is an America they don’t recognise. That’s part of the problem. This is an opinion column. […]
Democratic lawmakers who’ve served in the US military condemned their Republican colleagues and President Donald Trump as “treasonous.” GOP Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley “did not break in with the rioters, and neither did Donald Trump, but their words broke the barriers of civility that have really kept the […]
Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday called on GOP Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley to resign, blaming them for the violence at the Capitol the day before. “Sen. Cruz, you must accept responsibility for how your craven, self-serving actions contributed to the deaths of four people yesterday. And how […]
Lawmakers and other public officials in Texas are calling for Sen. Ted Cruz to resign over his role in fomenting the baseless conspiracy theories about the 2020 election being stolen from President Donald Trump, which culminated in the storming of Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa […]
Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building in an attempt to disrupt the certification of the presidential election. The rioters were pushed to act by Trump and his Republican enablers, who led them to believe that the election was stolen from them. The members of Congress who objected to the Electoral […]
Sen. Mitt Romney yelled “this is what you’ve gotten” at Republicans as pro-Trump rioters stormed the Capitol building Wednesday, Vanity Fair reported. A handful of Republican politicians have supported Trump’s conspiracy theory that President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral victory is fraudulent. The Capitol erupted into chaos when rioters breached the doors, […]
Today dozens of Republicans lawmakers in Congress will attempt a stunt vote that will briefly stall – but not stop – the congressional ceremony to confirm Joe Biden’s presidency. This is a disgraceful affront to democratic principles and the US Constitution. But at the very least it makes it that […]
Former House Speaker Paul Ryan, a Republican who represented Wisconsin in Congress from 1999 to 2019, spoke out Sunday against members of his party who were planning to object to congressional certification of the 2020 US presidential election. About a dozen GOP senators have said they plan to reject the […]
Sen. Amy Klobuchar urged her Republican colleagues attempting to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election to accept the results. “With all due respect to my Republican colleagues in the Senate who are doing this: can you please get a grip?” Klobuchar said in a tweet. “Election officials across […]
Republican Sens. Mitt Romney, Pat Toomey, and Lisa Murkowski have said they will oppose an effort by their colleagues to challenge the election results. Sen. Ted Cruz is among a group of GOP senators that said they will oppose the certification of Electoral College votes on Wednesday during a joint […]
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Saturday is announced he will object to the certification of Electoral College votes on Wednesday, Axios first reported. While President-elect Joe Biden won the race in November, Trump and a number of his Republican allies have refused to accept the results, leveraging baseless […]
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