Ted Cruz’s Attempt to Court Trump’s Base Meets a Predictable Obstacle: Trump

Ted Cruz’s Attempt to Court Trump’s Base Meets a Predictable Obstacle: Trump

ted-cruz-cpac-2021-featureTed Cruz spoke softly and seemed contrite in a 22-minute interview with Tom Abrahams on ABC 13 in Houston on February 18, explaining how he had come to take his wife and two daughters to the Ritz-Carlton in Cancún during the deep freeze and power outages that were brutally punishing Texas. His home, like those of millions of other Texans, had been without power or water, he explained, and his daughters, whose schools were closed for the week, asked if the family could go someplace warm. But overnight in Mexico, Cruz had become an object of savage national scorn and derision for what seemed a spectacular failure of empathy and a want of basic political smarts. Amid the tempest, he returned to Texas, leaving the…View Original Post

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