Cowardly Texas House Democrats Abandon Their Responsibilities


AUSTIN, TX – Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement after the Texas House Democrats abandoned their responsibilities as legislators by breaking quorum and leaving the state: 

"Texas Democrats’ decision to break a quorum of the Texas Legislature and abandon the Texas State Capitol inflicts harm on the very Texans who elected them to serve. As they fly across the country on cushy private planes, they leave undone issues that can help their districts and our state.

Issues like

  • property tax relief,
  • funding to support Sheriffs and law enforcement in high crime areas,
  • funding for children in foster care, and,
  • funding for retired teachers.

The Democrats must put aside partisan political games and get back to the job they were elected to do. Their constituents must not be denied these important resources simply because their elected representative refused to show up to work."

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CGM5, Mon, 07/12/2021 - 15:54

The democrats have done nothing but play cheap underhanded games since Trump was first elected. I could easily list examples but, I'm not writing a book here.

Me nobody: “Republicans started it (while sticking tongue out)”

Grow up ;)

You just don't like it that I am calling you guys out and ruining your little "democrats bad" party.

Also, it's actually really hilarious that you are trying to stop me from pointing out your party's hypocrisy, it's very telling.

Dems are delaying funding for children in foster care. Tell me why do you hate children ;)

That would be your party. If you love your country you don’t constantly go on about the need to “fundamentally change” it ;)

That would be your party. If you love your country, then you’re not constantly talking about the need to “fundamentally change” it.

This is a ridiculous argument, and I think you know that. If we never changed anything we would still have slavery, if we never changed anything women wouldn't be able to vote, if we never changed anything we would still have segregation, and a myriad of other things. 

Unless you are for slavery, segregation and against women's suffrage?

So ignorant! Democrats always fall for the tired, old socialist calls for “change” apparently being gullible is in their dna ;)

Again…ignorant. What does that mean to want to “fundamentally change America” anyway I’ve yet to hear a single brainwashed liberal demagogue explain it to me.

So you are admitting that you don't know what it even means, yet you are against it? You are admitting you don't know what something you are against means, but I'm the one who is "ignorant"? But the people who are trying to make America better for everyone are the ones who are "brainwashed"? This is just too good.

Make it better how by changing it into the  United Socialist States of America?

Again, if you truly love your country, which you obviously don’t, then you don’t constantly talk about the need to fundamentally change it.

Again, it is very telling that you call the fate of this country a "game", but I suspect that us how Republicans think of most things, all they care about is winning.

I would also like to point out that Abraham Lincoln once jumped out of a window to prevent a vote.

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