Jimmy Kimmel threw another newspaper on the flames of his feud with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Thursday, mocking him for pretending to be asleep during President Joe Biden’s speech to Congress Wednesday night.
Cruz was seen closing his eyes during the speech, and immediately after issuing a statement calling Biden’s speech “boring, but radical”.
Kimmel couldn’t help but refer to how Cruz flew on vacation to Cancun in February as his state suffered from one of the worst disasters in modern history after a Severe winter storm cut power to millions in Texas.
While the images of Cruz closing his eyes during the speech, Kimmel declared that he was “dreaming of Cancun, without a doubt”.
Then he offered a new nickname.
“Lyin ‘Ted just turned into Snoozin’ Cruz,” he snapped.
Learn more in his monologue:
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