Ted Cruz ribs Newsom above vacation trip in Mexico: ‘Cancun is a superb deal nicer than Cabo’

Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzOvernight Electrical energy & Environment — Prime land administration staffers returning to DC Schumer threatens weekend votes to interrupt GOP blockade of Biden nominees Cruz presents to swap Nord Stream 2 sanctions vote for ambassador nominees Rather more (R-Texas) on Wednesday ribbed California Gov. Gavin NewsomGavin NewsomNewsom’s paradox: California v. Texas Budowsky: Foremost Justice Roberts warns the Court docket docket, the bar and the area California to reimpose statewide masks mandate Further (D) over his household’s Thanksgiving journey to Mexico in a wink to the senator’s Cancun journey that landed him in extremely popular water closing winter.

The Texas senator retweeted a message noting that Newsom’s journey is going on as California’s COVID-19 state of emergency continues.

“Cancun is a superb deal nicer than Cabo,” Cruz wrote in response to the tweet, a dig at his possess resolution to journey to the Mexican resort city in February as an unparalleled winter storm left tens of thousands and thousands with out the necessity of energy in Texas.

{A photograph} of Cruz aboard the flight led to fashionable criticism and mockery, akin to by many late-evening Tv set hosts. The senator afterwards admitted: “It was naturally a error. In hindsight, I wouldn’t have carried out it.”

Contemplating the truth that the scandal, Cruz has poked enjoyable at his controversial journey quite a few durations, notably at this 12 months’s Conservative Political Movement Conference, which took place in Orlando.

“I gotta say, Orlando is good! It really isn’t as superior as Cancun, however it really is nice,” Cruz stated all through his speech.

Some Twitter finish customers weren’t in a joking mood Wednesday night time time, noting that Cruz’s and Newsom’s outings occurred via numerous conditions.

Newsom is in Cabo San Lucas together with his family members to rejoice the Thanksgiving vacation getaway. The journey is the to begin with the governor has taken out of the state for the reason that beginning of the pandemic, Newsweek reported.

California seen a seven-working day frequent of about 5,000 COVID-19 circumstances this previous week, a bit of under previous weeks and correctly underneath the 15,000 regular in late August and early September.