Two days after he admitted his "mistake" and flew home, new pictures of Cruz were posted on his official Twitter account.
In them, Cruz—sleeves rolled-up and wearing a Texas flag mask—was handing out bottles of water to those in need.
Writer Melissa Ryan, a former digital strategist for Democratic campaigns, accused Cruz of showing "fake compassion.".
It should also be pointed out that Ted Cruz was IN MEXICO and should, per CDC guidelines, be quarantining in his home.
Cruz said on Friday that the Mexico trip was "obviously a mistake," and that he had been accompanying his daughters on a vacation with their friends.
In a later sympathetic interview with Fox News' Hannity, Cruz was asked about the "quick drop-off trip" to Mexico.
"And as much as you can do by phone and by Zoom it's not the same as being here.". »