The author fired back at the Texas lawmaker's attempt to score political points off the border crisis.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) headed to Utah as widespread blackouts across the Lone Star State left millions without power in freezing temperatures.
Once again, Ted Cruz is causing a scene at the airport and this time, it was because he missed his initial flight.
The senator brazenly joked about his widely condemned getaway in an effort to criticize Joe Biden.
The GOP senator shamed state lawmakers for leaving in a hurry, months after he jetted off to Cancun amid power outages caused by deadly winter weather.
People were quick to accuse Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) of hypocrisy after accusing White House press secretary Jen Psaki of “brazen gaslighting.”
People on Twitter noted that many Texans suffered record cold while their senator was in sunny, warm Cancun.
The chartered plane took a nosedive into the sea near Cancun.
"Cruz really did start out his smarmy little tirade with a joke about the firestorm he caused," he said on "Late Night."
"You can blame the wine for the expletives," the former House speaker tweeted.