Update: And he left the family dog, actually named Snowflake, home alone.
The whole thing leaked out because his wife had invited neighbors to come along, too, in a group text. (At their own cost, I assume.) There were no takers.
And ... other parents at their private school are incensed. Per school policy, the Cruz kids will have to skip school for a week of quarantine, and NOT be able to do Zoom instead,
Perhaps Trump, for once, had it right:
Remain in Mexico, Ted Cruz!