Cruz travels to Cancun, Mexico, as millions of Texans remain without power amid historic winter storm – By Paul P. Murphy, Daniella Diaz and Manu Raju – Sen. Ted Cruz and his family flew to Cancun, Mexico, as a winter disaster in his home state left millions without power or water, according to photos posted on social media and confirmed to CNN by a person familiar with the travel itinerary. Multiple Twitter users posted photos showing Cruz and his family at Houston’s airport and aboard a flight bound for Cancun, Mexico.