Past words came back to haunt Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Thursday after he was accused of vacationing in Cancun amid a winter snow storm that left thousands without power in Texas.
Photos circulating on social media this week purportedly showed Cruz on a Wednesday flight from Houston to Cancun.
Former MSNBC anchor David Shuster confirmed that Cruz had traveled to Cancun with his famiily.
By Thursday, a number of Cruz's old tweets resurfaced and had not aged well.
"I got no defense," Cruz wrote earlier this month regarding the hypocrisy of his criticism of California's handling of a winter storm.
In another tweet, Cruz promised to "work hard each and every day."
"Today's Dems are the party of the rich," Cruz complained in a tweet from 2020.
Read the tweets below.
Hypocrites. Complete and utter hypocrites. And don't forget @MayorAdler who took a private jet with eight people t… https://t.co/rhqc6szcys— Ted Cruz (@Ted Cruz) 1606947703.0