VP Harris to Again Ignore the Border Crisis and Headline Radical Leftist Fundraiser in Austin


AUSTIN – The Texas Democratic Party announced this week that Vice President Kamala Harris will deliver the keynote address at a major 2022 Texas Democratic Party Reception in Austin on Saturday, October 8.

The Texas Democrat Party announcement made no mention of the border crisis. 

“We’re thrilled and honored that Vice President Kamala Harris will be coming to Texas to help us raise funds ahead of the most crucial election in the history of our state,” said Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa. “Her trip shows that the nation’s eyes truly are upon Texas as we head into the midterm elections – and, critically, that from Beto’s race, to Mike’s and Rochelle’s races, to races up and down the ballot, Texas is a winnable state. We’re grateful for all the work President Biden and Vice President Harris have done in Washington to deliver for hard-working Texans – and we’re equally thankful that they’re so invested in winning state races in Texas so we can reverse the dangerous course Greg Abbott and his extremist Republican cronies have plunged our state down.”

According to the Texas Tribune, Harris and President Biden are extremely unpopular in Texas. In the latest UT/Texas Politics Project Poll, 52% of registered voters in Texas said they disapproved of the job Biden and Harris were doing, compared with 40% who said they approved.

“We could not be more honored or proud that Vice President Kamala Harris will be joining us in Austin next month to help the Texas Democratic Party get out the vote here in Texas,” said Texas Democratic Party Vice Chair Shay Wyrick Cathey. “As a Black woman, Vice President Harris knows the massive resources needed to fight back against the behemoth machine working to strip communities of color of their right to vote. Funds raised from this year’s JJ Reception will have tidal effects on the 2022 midterms here in Texas – and will help the final vote count better reflect the true will of the people of Texas.”

It will be the Biden administration’s highest-profile political appearance in Texas since President Joe Biden took office, and it will come a month before the November election. 

Republicans celebrated Harris’ decision to visit so close to an election where they are betting Biden’s unpopularity keeps Democrats out of power.

The Johnson-Jordan Reception is an annual event held by the Texas Democratic Party to celebrate the inspirational and guiding legacies of iconic Texas Democrats President Lyndon Johnson and Congresswoman Barbara Jordan – and raise funds for the Party to be able to fund voter registration programs, which this year includes vote-by-mail assistance, voter protection efforts, community organizing, direct voter contact, and more. 

Robert O'Rourke (Contributed/NYTimes)

Robert O'Rourke (Contributed/NYTimes)

Funds raised from past receptions have helped democrats turn the largest counties in Texas blue. Democrats have gained majorities in suburban counties like Fort Bend and Tarrant Counties and have elected the first countywide Democrats in places like Williamson County.

In the 2020 cycle, the Presidential election was the closest it has been in decades. Republicans have held power in Texas since 1994 shutting democrats out of all statewide offices.  The Texas House and Senate are also controlled by Republicans.  

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Radical? Maybe. But will it be gnarly, dude? *does a kickflip wearing a Bart Simpson Cowabunga t-shirt

CGM5, Fri, 09/23/2022 - 10:02

Typical lies upon lies. It should be completely obvious to everyone by now that the only thing this administration is interested in is more money and more power. They could care less about Texas and anyone that thinks otherwise is an idiot. 

I declassified foreign nation nuclear capabilities with my brain. Oh! And I drew pictures of cheeseburgers on these classified special access program documents so that makes them mine.  And I did that because I care about Texas. - Trump probably 

Perfect opportunity for “border czar” Harris to go visit the border and see for herself the crisis she and brain dead Biden have caused through their open border policies ;)

They will never admit to the border drug crisis.

They dont care about American lives.

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