Ted Cruz has come underneath hearth after he posted staged pictures of himself handing out water bottles in Texas, following his controversial Cancun getaway.

Issues are solely getting worse for Senator Ted Cruz. Days after flying to Cancún, Mexico, whereas tens of millions of Texans endured a bitter winter storm with out warmth or electrical energy, the politician returned to his dwelling state at hand out water bottles. He shared a collection of staged pictures to his Twitter web page on February 20, which confirmed the father-of-two unloading a carton of water from an SUV. He captioned the submit “#TexasStrong” nevertheless his followers had been fast to slam the “picture op” as a present of “pretend compassion”.

“I don’t care what number of pretend water bottle picture ops Ted Cruz does, the actual fact stays he does NOTHING for Texas,” one Twitter consumer wrote, whereas many others famous that New York senator Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was elevating extra for the state than their very own consultant. “Ted Cruz moved a case of water from the backseat of an SUV to the trunk of a automotive. AOC raised 4 million {dollars},” one consumer tweeted, whereas one other joked, “BREAKING NEWS: Ted Cruz carries water for somebody who isn’t Trump.”

Amid Ted’s controversial getaway to Mexico, AOC introduced she was flying to Texas to hand out supplies in person. “Charity isn’t at all times a alternative for good governance, however we gained’t flip away from serving to folks in want when issues hit the fan,” the 31-year-old tweeted. “We’ve now raised $2 MILLION in aid for Texans & are including extra orgs. I’ll be flying to Texas right now Airplane to go to with Houston Rep. Sylvia Garcia (@LaCongresista) to distribute provides and assist amplify wants & options,” she added.

In the meantime, pictures surfaced of Ted, his spouse Heidi Cruz, and their two daughters boarding a flight at Houston’s George Bush Worldwide Airport. The next morning, the politician issued a press release saying that “with faculty canceled for the week, our women requested us to make a journey with mates.” He claimed he was making an attempt “to be an excellent dad” and accompany his daughters and his mates and was “flying back this afternoon.” Nonetheless, it was quickly revealed that the senator was trying to make use of his youngsters as a scapegoat, as The New York Times revealed leaked textual content messages between Heidi and a few of their neighbors, as she detailed their lavish getaway from the “freezing” climate.

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