“You went and you took your daughters to Cancun and you came back,” Hannity said, clearly teeing up a friendly gloss on the GOP Senator’s conduct. “I think you can be a father and be the senator of Texas all at the same time and make a round-trip quick drop-off trip and come home.”
But just moments after the Fox host implied the Texas senator was always intending to make an overnight trip, Cruz himself acknowledged the truth.
“So last night I flew down with them to the beach and then I flew back this afternoon. I had initially planned to stay through the weekend,” Cruz admitted. “But as I was heading down there, you know, I started to have second thoughts almost immediately because the crisis here in Texas.”