Social Media Cruz parts ways with communications director after false tweet The GOP candidate is facing harsh criticism for resorting to ‘dirty tricks’ against his opponents, and he recently severed ties with his PR chief. By Beki Winchel@bekiwekiFeb. 23, 2016 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.