Ted Cruz gave Texas residents the chilly shoulder as he traveled to Cancun whereas residents of the Lone Star State skilled a harsh winter storm that left at the least 58 individuals useless and hundreds of others with out energy or water. Ripping the GOP determine and his explanations for his absence in the course of the state’s essential moments had been Trevor Noah, Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers.
“You already know what they are saying, when the going will get robust, Ted Cruz will get gone,” Colbert quipped throughout his The Late Present monologue on Monday.
Upon his opening, Colbert delved into the completely different layers behind the GOP senator’s controversial second, from throwing his daughters underneath the bus to altering his return flight after heading to Cancun within the first place.
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After receiving backlash for his journey, Cancun defined that he went to Mexico to be a “good dad” for his two daughters and that he regretted occurring trip. Nonetheless, like many, Colbert was fast to reject Cruz’s clarification.
“Too late teddy, you already did the dangerous factor,” he mentioned.
Throughout his A Nearer Look section Seth Meyers mentioned dubbed Cruz “the LaGuardia (Airport) of Individuals,” citing the notorious New York journey hub. Whereas Meyers additionally questioned the legitimacy of Cruz’s apology, he additionally lower into the Texas senator’s photo-op.
Simply days after being noticed en path to Cancun, Cruz posted pictures to Twitter of himself serving to out Texas residents, or at the least pretending to, Meyers mentioned. However seeming to assist out the residents who desperately want it, simply isn’t going to chop it, Trevor Noah mentioned.
“That is the politician model of coming residence with flowers the day after Valentines Day,” Noah mentioned. “I don’t know why politicians attempt to pull these lame photo-ops. They mainly flip individuals who really need actual assist into political props.”
Watch their segments beneath.