Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) ripped the anonymous source who leaked his wife’s texts over their impromptu vacation to Cancun to The New York Times.
Cruz appeared on Tuesday’s episode of the podcast “Ruthless” to discuss the winter storm in Texas, the state of President Joe Biden’s nominees to top administration posts, and his Cancun vacation cut short last week amid a torrent of media criticism and scrutiny. The scandal that erupted last week was almost entirely based on optics; Cruz left his Texas home for Cancun while his state was ravaged by a winter storm and widespread blackouts.
The backlash against Cruz worsened after two anonymous sources leaked texts from his wife, Heidi, about their vacation to the Times.
“Yeah, I will say Heidi is pretty pissed at that,” Cruz said on the podcast. “It’s a sign of how ridiculously politicized and nasty and just, you know, here’s a suggestion: just don’t be a**holes. Treat each other as human