Republicans in Travis County, Texas, are decimating dozens of Democrats who fled their state earlier this week to Washington, D.C. to avoid voting on the election integrity bill.
“Texas House Democrats engaged in performance theaters for weeks, claiming that Abbott was putting lives at risk by reopening the state economy and scrapping the statewide mask mandate,” Travis County GOP Chairman Matt McCoviak told LBL. were.” “Then they flew to DC on a private jet with Miller Lite without a mask, in violation of FAA regulations, and now the spectacle has turned into a super spreader incident.”
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McCoviak was referring to the news Saturday morning that three of the Democrats who fled the state capital in Austin have tested positive for the coronavirus and will now have to isolate themselves for ten days, and their return to the Lone Star state. will be delayed.
MLAs are running heavily covered on social media Democrats, many of them criticizing the loosening of mask mandates, were seen posing without a mask in a photo on a private jet bound for Washington and reported by many. Several lawmakers who traveled have criticized Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for lifting coronavirus restrictions, including the mask mandate.
Some, including Texas State Representative Brisco Cain, have also suggested that Democrats are Using coronavirus as a political ploy.
“I say prove it,” Cain told LBL on Saturday. “I think it’s an excuse to avoid coming back. They want a reason to do the 14-day quarantine; they don’t want to come back and do their job. If they really have, prove it.”
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Cain, and several other Republicans, have accused fledgling Democratic lawmakers of hypocrisy and criticized them for ignoring their job responsibilities at home by fleeing the state.
“While these Democrats are running around, drinking beer, and contracting COVID, we are busy connecting thousands of northern Texans with jobs for their future,” said Congressional Representative Beth Wan, a Republican from Texas. Duane, told LBL.
While in Washington, Texas Democrats are meeting with members of their party on Capitol Hill and telling the media that the controversial bill would suppress voting rights.
Republicans in the state disagree, including Cain, who argued the opposite is true.
“Whoever reads this finds that it doesn’t criminalize mistakes, it expands voting reach, it expands hours and protects our elections,” Cain said. “this much only.”
Texas Democrats have not indicated when they will return to Texas to allow a quorum vote on the bill. Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan, a Republican, announced earlier this week that he is rent a plane
To his liberal allies and encouraged all of them to “secure a seat” as soon as possible.