‘Sending thoughts and prayers that you don’t get reelected’: Ted Cruz slammed for response to another mass shooting in Texas
Screenshot of Sante Fe High School shooting massacre and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), photo by Gage Skidmore.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) received intense backlash for his relationship with the National Rifle Association following yet another mass shooting in Texas, this time at Santa Fe High School.


"Heidi and I are keeping all the students and faculty at Santa Fe High School in our prayers this morning, along with all first responders on the scene," Sen. Cruz tweeted after the shooting. "Please be safe and heed warnings from local officials."

"Prayers" were not an adequate response for many Twitter users, many of whom bashed Sen. Cruz in context of his reelection campaign against Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX).

Here are some of the best responses, many of which used strong language:

Watch Sen. Ted Cruz cook bacon with an AR-style rifle: