Texas Republican Speaker of the House signs a warrant to arrest 52 Democrats

Texas House Speaker signed a civil arrest warrant for 52 Democrats late Tuesday Escaped from the state Stop Republican efforts to pass voting restrictions last month Dallas Morning News..

News promotion: The Republican-led Texas House of Representatives cast 80-12 votes in favor of the move hours after the State Supreme Court. Temporarily block restraint instructions NS Lower court Protect Democrats.

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  • This means that you can detain a group of people who have returned to Texas and force them back to the State Capitol to reestablish the quorum. Texas Tribune Note.

What they are saying: According to Tribune, Abbott spokesman Renae Ez said, “The Texas Supreme Court is in danger of undermining our constitution and avoiding doing the work they choose. I quickly rejected the attempt. “

  • “It’s not surprising that Republican Governor Greg Abbott and Speaker of the House Dade Phelan want to arrest their political opponents. We defend our freedom to vote and hear a temporary injunction on August 20. I’m looking forward to the meeting, “said a state legislator. .. Trey Martinez Fischer, Gina Hinojosa, Jasmine Crockett, in a joint statement after the Supreme Court ruling, CNN.

Note: The Democrats had to respond to the court until 4 pm Thursday.

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