United Airlines is investigating who from the company leaked Sen. Ted Cruz’s flight information last week after political fallout over his trip to Cancun, Mexico, while millions of Texans were without electricity and water during record subzero temperatures.
As the media-led controversy of Cruz’s vacation unfurled last week, some reporters, after obtaining the information from someone at United Airlines, shared pictures of the senator’s flight number, arrival time, and even the fact that he was on the upgrade list for a new seat on the plane.
“And just like that, Ted (Rafael) Cruz seems to be on his way back to Texas,” editor of Thrifty Traveler Kyle Potter shared on Thursday. “‘CRU, R.’ is on the upgrade list on this afternoon’s flight from Cancun to Houston. He was on the list on yesterday afternoon’s flight down to Cancun, too.”
And just like that, Ted (Rafael) Cruz seems to be on his way back to Texas.
“CRU, R.” is