Gov. Greg Abbott is threatening to not pay the Texas legislature after State Home Democrats blocked his election rigging invoice, however the folks that might be harm most are Republicans.
Gov. Abbott threatened to defund the legislature, however the issue is that the 2 highest earners within the legislature are Republicans.
Video of Rep. Trey Martinez-Fischer:
Rep. Trey Martinez-Fischer (D-San Antonio) factors out that if Greg Abbott refuses to pay the Texas Legislature, he’ll harm the Republican Lt. Governor and the Republican Speaker of the Home who’re the 2 highest compensated folks within the legislature. pic.twitter.com/V41Hjw5wZh
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) June 1, 2021
Martinez Fischer advised MSNBC, “Nicely, hear, we don’t serve for the compensation. As you talked about, it’s a small stipend. However you’re going to harm frontline staff, individuals who serve meals and fundamental entertain parking garages, garden care. To not point out skilled women and men who function and make that capital work like legal professionals and representatives of counsel. Actually he ought to give it some thought as a result of the most important finances line objects there to go to the lieutenant governor, who occurs to be a Republican, and the Speaker of the Home, who additionally occurs to be a Republican, so I’d watch out earlier than I make that risk.”
Abbott is offended as a result of House Democrats walked out just before the end of the legislative session and denied Republicans the quorum that they wanted to go the state’s complete election rigging legislation.
Texas Home Democrats introduced the one factor that Republicans didn’t need to the state. All eyes are actually on Texas and its voter suppression invoice. Republicans tried to go this invoice actually simply earlier than the stroke of midnight, however they have been stopped by a Democratic walkout, and all Greg Abbott can do at this second is fume and pout.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who’s White Home Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work centered on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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