Sen. Ted Cruz is in sizzling water after taking a visit to Cancun whereas his state of Texas faces an unprecedented disaster after being hit with a winter storm.
Hundreds of hundreds of individuals stay with out energy or water as freezing temperatures proceed all through the state.
Not solely that, Cruz, 50, thought it was a good suggestion to depart his pet pooch, Snowflake, stranded in his freezing Houston residence whereas on a tropical trip.
The Republican lawmaker defined within the wake of public outrage that he was merely escorting his two daughters on their journey with buddies — including, like thousands and thousands of his fellow Texans, his family had lost warmth and water.
Michael Hardy, a reporter for New York Magazine’s Intelligencer initially noticed the white canine peering out by the entrance door.
Cruz’s safety guard advised Hardy — as he was leaving the property — that he was in command of taking good care of the pup whereas the family was out of city.
Eventually, Cruz reduce quick his journey to Mexico and returned residence Thursday. In an issued apology, he advised reporters that the journey was “obviously a mistake and in hindsight, I wouldn’t have done it.”
Here is a glance inside the house where Snowflake was left alone in frigid temperatures.
Built in 1940, the three-story residence spans 4,142 sq. ft.
Cruz bought the house in 2011 for $1.5 million, property information present. The house is estimated to be value $2.1 million in the present day, in line with Realtor.
The connoisseur kitchen was lately renovated with darkish hardwood flooring and top-notch home equipment.
The most important lounge options built-in bookshelves and an open room plan that leads into the formal residing space and a hallway.
The residence has newly put in floor-to-ceiling home windows.
The formal residing space is in a secluded again nook of the house and has a wood-burning fire.
The breakfast space is within the expansive kitchen.
The house is made up of 5 bedrooms and three.5 loos. The grasp suite comes with two massive walk-in closets.
The third flooring contains an office area, the fifth bed room and a recreation room.
The exterior patios function crimson brick flooring and a maintained backyard area with a BBQ space.