‘Obviously a mistake’: Cruz returns from Cancun after uproar

Mary Kay Hoffman, left, and Cindy Durham, right, wait for the arrival of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, at the international arrivals terminal at George Bush Intercontinental Airport Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, in Houston. Sen. Cruz has acknowledged that he traveled to Mexico for a family vacation this week as his home state was paralyzed by a deadly winter storm. In a statement Thursday, Cruz said he was returning to Texas.