Ted Cruz less contrite about Cancun getaway than angered over leaked invites, tabloid bikini photos of wife – The Dallas Morning News

WASHINGTON — Ted Cruz has shifted to outrage at how he’s been treated for his aborted Cancun getaway, setting aside contrition for fleeing Texas as millions suffered without power and water last week.

The senator lashed out over paparazzi photos of his wife on the beach, and at whoever leaked her text messages about the trip. He blamed the uproar on news media eager for a fresh obsession to fill the void left by Donald Trump’s exit from the national stage.

And he insisted they didn’t abandon the family poodle in a cold house, despite a photo of the pooch peering from the front door, white and fluffy and perhaps forlorn. read more

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