Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) discovered a brand new scapegoat for his ill-fated determination to flee the state in the course of a significant disaster as a way to take a seashore trip. And, it’s a favourite goal of conservative politicians: the media.
“I think the media is suffering from Trump withdrawal,” Cruz advised Sean Hannity in a Fox News interview on Monday. “Where they’ve attacked Trump every day for four years, they don’t know what to do so they obsess over my taking my girls to the beach.”
Last week, Cruz ditched Texas for Cancun whereas his house state was crippled by a significant snowstorm and energy outages that uncovered hundreds of thousands to freezing temperatures. When he was busted, Cruz sheepishly flew house and blamed his daughters for the journey, claiming he had solely meant to drop them off and instantly return house.
Cruz later ’fessed up and admitted he meant to remain by way of the weekend for some enjoyable within the solar whereas Texans again house coped with excessive chilly and unsafe ingesting water.
Hannity and Cruz each complained that the media was protecting Cruz however ignoring New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s nursing house 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 pals and shortly return house.
“You dropped off your daughters in Mexico, you came home in a day, probably less than a day,” Hannity mentioned. “I still think you can be a father and senator at the same time.”
That was Cruz’s preliminary declare, however he has since admitted it was a lie and that he meant 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 totally dedicated to his new blame-the-media technique.
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