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Sen. Cruz posts photos of himself delivering water to Texans in wake of backlash over Mexico trip

The Texas Republican came under fire last week for flying to Mexico with his family as his constituents in the Lone Star State endured cold temperatures and power outages. 

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Sen. Ted Cruz at Cancun International Airport on Feb. 18, 2021
Sen. Ted Cruz at Cancun International Airport on Feb. 18, 2021
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Updated: February 21, 2021 - 2:14pm

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Senator Ted Cruz on Saturday posted photos of himself carrying packs of water bottles, apparently delivering them into people's cars, and a photo of himself speaking to a woman. 

The lawmaker wrote "#TexasStrong" in the tweet:

The Texas Republican came under fire last week for flying to Mexico with his family as his constituents in the Lone Star State endured cold temperatures and power outages. 

Cruz returned to Texas on Thursday after flying to Cancun on Wednesday—his family returned on Saturday.