As Texas Sen. Ted Cruz emerged from a closed-door GOP caucus meeting last Thursday afternoon, the tea party Republican was in no mood to chat.
With his head down and face frozen in a less-than-jolly expression, he waved off a couple reporters milling about, and then twice waved off your Intercepts correspondent. There were whispers later that Cruz had a bad cold. He also had a rough week, taking critical fire from Senate Democrats and Republicans, as well as a clubbing in the media. More