New Jersey governor tweaks Cruz on Cancun over moving truck quip

New Jersey governor tweaks Cruz on Cancun over moving truck quip
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) poked fun at Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzOvernight Defense: US launches another airstrike in Somalia | Amendment to expand Pentagon recusal period added to NDAA | No. 2 State Dept. official to lead nuclear talks with Russia No. 2 State Dept. official to lead nuclear talks with Russia next week Here's evidence the Senate confirmation process is broken MORE (R-Texas) on Wednesday over the senators infamous trip to Cancun in February.

Cruz tweeted on Tuesday that his wife, Heidi, spotted a Budget moving truck pulling a car that had New Jersey license plates, presumably relocating to the Lone Star state.

“Heidi just spotted on a street in Houston: a Budget moving truck, pulling a car with…New Jersey plates. Welcome to Texas!,” Cruz said in his post. "Welcome to Texas!"

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On Wednesday, Murphy quote tweeted Cruz’s post by saying the senator tweeted the photo "from the Ritz-Carlton, Cancun."

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“Tweet sent from the Ritz-Carlton, Cancun,” Murphy said in his post. 

Murphy was referring to an ill-timed flight Cruz took to Cancun in February while his constituents back home faced widespread power outages and freezing temperatures after a brutal winter storm left millions of residents stranded in sub-zero temperatures. 

Cruz, who faced backlash for his getaway trip, said that going to Cancun “was a mistake.”