Phone numbers belonging to two of Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) offices appeared to be listed as contact information in a note found in a truck belonging to Lonnie Coffman, who has been indicted for allegedly carrying unregistered firearms and 11 Molotov cocktails in that same vehicle during the pro-Trump insurrection last week.
New court documents that include photos of the truck and the items found inside the vehicle show a Motel 6 magazine with “Senator Ted Cruz” handwritten on the back next to two phone numbers. When called by TPM, the numbers connect to Cruz’s offices in D.C. and Central Texas.
The GOP senator’s name and numbers are written underneath “Conservative Talk Show Host Mark Levin” and “Shaun Hannity,” the latter appearing to be Fox News host Sean Hannity’s name misspelled:
From the bail memo: pic.twitter.com/5TzSCv2iSH
— Alan Feuer (@alanfeuer) January 12, 2021
The magazine found in the truck belonging to Coffman also included other scribblings, one with information about “elected representatives” — one of whom is described as a “Muslim” — and another that labeled a judge as a “bad guy.”
Cruz’s office did not immediately respond to TPM’s inquiry.
The Texas Republican has been slammed with calls to resign for fueling President Donald Trump’s attempt to delegitimize the election with inflammatory lies about voter fraud, which led directly to the violent insurrection that resulted in five deaths.
Cruz and Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) led the charge in GOP lawmakers’ plot to overturn the election by objecting to vote certification during the joint session on January 6. Both the senators still kept up the charade and voted against ratifying the votes even after the attack.
Read the filing containing the photos below: