BREAKING: Texas House Speaker Signs Arrest Warrants for 52 Absent Democrats

Texas Governor Abbott Convenes Special Session Of State Legislature

BREAKING: Texas House Speaker Signs Arrest Warrants for 52 Absent Democrats

Texas House Speaker Signs Arrest Warrants for 52 Absent Democrats

Ivan Pentchoukov with The Epoch Times reports:

Texas Governor Abbott Convenes Special Session Of State Legislature
AUSTIN, TX – JULY 08: Texas Speaker of the House Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, gavels in the 87th Legislature’s special session in the House chamber at the State Capitol on July 8, 2021 in Austin, Texas. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott called the legislature into a special session, asking lawmakers to prioritize his agenda items that include overhauling the states voting laws, bail reform, border security, social media censorship, and critical race theory. (Photo by Tamir Kalifa/Getty Images)

House Speaker Dade Phelan on Tuesday signed arrest warrants for the 52 state House Democrats who absented themselves from legislative business in order to block Republican-led election reforms, according to The Dallas Morning News.

Earlier in the day, the Texas House of Representatives voted 80-12 to bring back the wayward Democrats. Hours prior to the vote, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that the Republicans were within their rights to force their colleagues to return.

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