Ted Cruz: I Only Flew To Mexico “To Be A Good Dad”

Totally as everybody predicted:

In a statement, the Texas Republican said he flew with his daughters on Wednesday and would be returning Thursday amid an uproar over the family trip.“With school cancelled for the week, our girls asked to take a trip with friends. Wanting to be a good dad, I flew down with them last night and am flying back this afternoon.”

The Texas Democratic Party is calling on Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) to resign after unverified photos surfaced on social media purportedly showing him traveling to Cancun, Mexico, as millions of Texas residents were without power amid blackouts from the freezing weather.

The tweet below is from a travel writer. As far as I know, airlines typically won’t release information like that, but Ted Cruz is widely loathed, so….