Ted Cruz to Skip Obama’s Last State of the Union

AP Photo/Jim Cole
AP Photo/Jim Cole

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) will be skipping President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday.

Cruz will be in New Hampshire campaigning during Obama’s speech.

According to the Hill:

Cruz spokesman Rick Tyler told The Hill that the Texas senator will be ‘disappointed’ by the president’s speech regardless of where he’ll be. ‘It won’t matter because he’ll be just as disappointed in New Hampshire as he will be in the chamber.’

‘It’s not a snub. He’s going to be in New Hampshire, working hard to win New Hampshire,’ Tyler told The Dallas Morning News. ‘No disrespect. It just is going to work out this way.’

 Cruz’s campaign rivals, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), will both be in attendance Tuesday evening.