Sen. Ted Cruz is in the doghouse with some critics who blasted him for leaving his pet pooch Snowflake at home amid freezing temps — as he and the rest of the family jetted off to Cancun, Mexico, according to a report.
The Republican lawmaker has claimed in the wake of public outrage that he was merely escorting his teenage daughters on their trip with friends — noting like millions of his fellow Texans, his family had lost heat and water.
Michael Hardy, a reporter for New York magazine’s Intelligencer, said he decided to pay a visit to Cruz’s Houston home in the exclusive River Oaks neighborhood, where he spotted a white dog peering out a pane of glass on the front door.
“Is this Senator Cruz’s house?” the reporter asked a man who stepped out of a vehicle parked in the driveway.
The man, who identified himself as a security guard, said it was and that the senator