Texas House votes to have law enforcement track down absent Democrats

by 24USATVJuly 13, 2021, 7 p.m. 17

The Texas House voted Tuesday to have law enforcement track down Democratic lawmakers who fled the state to deny a quorum needed to pass a controversial elections bill, an escalation in the growing feud between the two parties over the legislation. The chamber voted by a 76-4 margin to authorize law enforcement to return the Democrats to Austin after they flew to Washington, D.C., to prevent the elections bill from passing in a special legislative session. READ MORE: http://hill.cm/cN0uWFI


Related Articles