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 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 women to the seashore.”
Final week, Cruz ditched Texas for Cancun whereas his residence state was crippled by a significant snowstorm and energy outages that uncovered thousands and thousands to freezing temperatures. When he was busted, Cruz sheepishly flew residence and blamed his daughters for the journey, claiming he had solely supposed to drop them off and instantly return residence.
Cruz later ’fessed up and admitted he supposed to remain by the weekend for some enjoyable within the solar whereas Texans again residence 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 residence scandal.
“The media received’t even cowl it,” Cruz stated of the story that has acquired in depth protection in state and nationwide media:
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 residence.
“You dropped off your daughters in Mexico, you got here residence in a day, in all probability lower than a day,” Hannity stated. “I nonetheless suppose you generally is 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 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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