Centrica donated large sums to an Austin-based think tank that played a central role in the US climate denial movement, which is now poised to take control of energy and environmental policy under Donald Trump.
In a time were police shootings of unarmed black men are being televised almost weekly, the former GOP presidential candidate contended that the unfair treatment of blacks by police was simply an issue of perception.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said members of the black community "perceive that law enforcement does not treat them fairly," and that's led officers to fear doing their jobs. Cruz was interviewed at the Texas Tribune Festival by Tribune CEO Evan Smith. Feature photo | Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex.,