‘Orlando Is Awesome, It’s Not As Nice As Cancun,’ Ted Cruz Says At CPAC


Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said although “Orlando is awesome, it’s not as nice as Cancun” at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), according to video footage from Friday.

“God bless CPAC. I gotta say Orlando is awesome. It’s not as Cancun, but it’s nice,” Cruz said, producing laughter, applause and cheers during a video Vox Journalist Aaron Rupar tweeted.

Cruz and his family flew to Cancun, Mexico while Texas dealt with a winter storm, where millions lost power. The Texas senator said he visited Cancun after his daughters asked to go with friends since school was canceled that week, according to a statement MSNBC reporter Vaughn Hillyard tweeted.

“This has been an infuriating week for Texans. The greatest state in the greate… (Read more)