Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) came under fire for traveling to Cancun, Mexico as millions of Texans suffered from power outages during a rare cold snap.
Power outages were initiated by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) early on Monday morning.
Millions of Texans went without electricity for days.
According to the Associated Press, Ted Cruz went with his family for a long-planned trip to Cancun.
— Juan Gomez (@Juan_Gomez18) February 18, 2021
Temperatures fell into the teens near Dallas and 20s around Houston with wind chills near zero.
Ted Cruz was photographed at IAH in the United lounge flying from Houston to Cancun.
Yeah. He was fleeing Houston as fast as he could. United lounge at IAH while millions freeze. pic.twitter.com/WdorwgCcks
— Gilly (@gillypearl) February 18, 2021
According to state authorities,