Texas GOP Chair rips fleeing Democrats for 'performance theater', says they created 'super spreader event'

“텍사스 하원 민주당원은 주지사를 주장하는 몇 주 동안 공연 극장에 종사. Abbott는 주 경제를 재개하고 주 전체에 걸친 마스크 의무를 면제함으로써 생명을 위험에 빠뜨리고 있었습니다.,” Travis County GOP Chairman Matt Mackowiak told Fox News. “Then they flew to DC on a private jet stocked with Miller Lite without masks, in violation of FAA rules, and now this farce turned into a super spreader event.

TEXAS DEMOCRATS ARE ‘LYINGABOUT VOTING RIGHTS BILL, POSITIVE COVID TESTS A ‘GIMMICK,’ STATE REP SAYS

Mackowiak was referring to news Saturday morning that three of the Democrats who fled the state capital in Austin have tested positive for the coronavirus and must now isolate themselves for ten days, further delaying their return to the Lone Star state.

The fleeing lawmakers have been widely panned on social media for posing mask-less in a photo on a private jet heading to Washington and many pointed out that several of those Democrats have been critical of relaxing mask mandates. Several of the lawmakers who made the trip were critical of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for lifting coronavirus restrictions, including the mask mandate.

약간, including Texas State Representative Briscoe Cain, have even suggested that the Democrats are using the coronavirus as a political ploy.

I say prove it,” Cain told Fox News on Saturday. “I think it’s an excuse to avoid coming back. They want a reason to do a 14-day quarantine; they don’t want to come back and do their jobs. If they really have it, prove it.

THE IRONY IN TEXAS DEMOCRATS‘CUT AND RUNTACTICS

카인, and many other Republicans, have accused the fleeing Democratic lawmakers of hypocrisy and criticized them for ignoring their job responsibilities at home by fleeing the state.

While these Democrats are jetting around, drinking beer, and contracting COVID, we’ve been busy connecting thousands of North Texans with jobs for their futures,” 대표. Beth Van Duyne, a Republican congresswoman from Texas, 폭스 뉴스에 말했다.

While in Washington, the Texas Democrats have been meeting with members of their party on Capitol Hill and telling the media that the controversial bill would suppress voting rights.

Republicans in the state disagree, including Cain who argued that the opposite is true.

Anyone that reads it realizes it doesn’t criminalize mistakes, it expands voting access, it expands hours, and protects our elections,” Cain said. “That’s it.

The Texas Democrats have not hinted at when they will return to Texas to allow a quorum vote on the bill to take place. Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan, 공화당 원, announced earlier this week he is chartering a plane

for his liberal colleagues and encouraged them all tosecure a seatas soon as possible.

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