Rape. Ronnie Jackson, R-Texas, blasted dozens of Democrats who fled the Lone Star State to avoid voting on an election integrity bill and denounced hypocrisy for mask-less on social media before three of them contracted the coronavirus. Was accused.
“Texas Democrats have totally made a fool of themselves during their DC recess,” the Texas Republican told LBL on Saturday. “Earlier they give up their constituents and duties as state legislators and now their hypocrisy sounds louder as some of them have contracted COVID-19.”
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Hours ago, Texas House Democratic Caucus lead announced That three of the fleeing Democratic lawmakers tested positive for the coronavirus and would have to isolate for 10 days.
“These are the same ‘leaders’ who pushed for mask mandates, then got on private planes without masks, even though everyone else has to wear masks on planes,” said Jackson, former President Donald Trump’s White House doctor. “No one should take these hypocrites seriously!”
was a Democratic MP Criticism on social media After posing for a group photo in a private plane without wearing a mask.
Several lawmakers who traveled to Washington, D.C., especially in their home state, which is under Republican leadership, were vocal critics of the withdrawal of the facemask mandate.
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One of those lawmakers, Michelle Beckley, urged her constituents in March to continue wearing masks even after the governor withdrew the mandate.
Beckley tweeted, “Although Governor Abbott issued an executive order lifting the mask mandate and opening up Texas to 100% … please continue to social distance and wear your masks.” “Cases are still coming to the fore and there are very few ICU beds available. #txlege #covid #Health #Security“
Another Democratic lawmaker, Texas State Rep. Vicky Goodwin, urged Texans in March to continue wearing masks even after restrictions were lifted.
“Today I sent this letter @GovAbbott Urging them to uphold the statewide mask mandate,” he tweeted. “Now is not the time to give up on simple measures that have been proven to stop the spread of the virus, and we must do everything possible to prevent further infections.” should continue. #txlege“
Texas Democrats have been meeting with fellow members of their party in Congress over the past week to speak out against Republican efforts to enforce voter ID laws and enhance electoral integrity. It is unclear when legislators will return to Austin, where Republicans are unable to proceed with a quorum vote on the controversial election integrity bill unless they return.