On Tuesday’s Acesparks Primetime program, host Pete Hegsett met with one of dozens of Texas Democrats who fled Lone Star State to Columbia County to avoid a legislative quorum to vote on election reform legislation. collided.
Hegset said U.S. Sen. DN.Y. Charles Schumer was one of the members who met with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. colleagues on Tuesday.
Members of the Texas Democratic delegation also met with Vice President Kamala Harris agreed To Frederick Douglas, a 1867 abolitionist Republican and fugitive slave in the United States, who appealed to Congress to support the right to vote for Black.
Noting that Talariko is one of the “hardest places to vote” in Texas, he and his colleagues have tried to make Republican-led election reform legislation “harmless”. [and] less harmful. “
Hegseth, Talarico and his fellow Democrats say Texans are found to have very limited voting before the 17-day deadline, and that requiring voters to provide a driver’s license or the last four digits of their Social Security number is rarely discriminatory or otherwise. thinks it doesn’t make sense. order to issue a ballot.
“Too much to ask a voter in Texas?” he asked.
Talariko responded by saying that the idea of expanding voting opportunities in the election reform bill was wrong, and to date, Texas has not voted.[ing] this is very handy if you work all night, all day. “
“Isn’t voting the main issue at 2:00 in the morning?” replied Hegset. “I heard hyperbole, it’s Jim Crow. It’s suppressing voters, [that] this is your civil war, from your rty leadership – Can you tell me now about a registered citizen of Texas who can’t vote if we’re fighting a civil war here? he said.
“The quick question is – are you okay with the voter ID – because you’re going back to the places you talk to,” Hegset said.
Talariko responded that voter registration is now a law in Texas, adding that he was “against”[s] you have to have a driver’s license to vote … I said I was against voter licenses – that’s the law in Texas. ”
Stopping the deputy who heard this, Hgset asked the deputy to repeat his comment:
“Are you against voter registration? Do you think you don’t have to prove who you are to vote?” He asked once more.
Talariko replied that “hundreds of thousands” of Texans do not have driver’s licenses, and Hegseth asked if these individuals had Social Security numbers – which is proof of citizenship.
“Help me: don’t they have social security numbers? And who are the people who can’t get a certificate?” Hegset asked.
Talariko later defended his and his colleagues ’decision to leave Texas for Virginia and eventually Washington:
“That’s how democracy should work. That’s because they (the GOP majority) are trying to break the rules of the game.”
Hegset responded by saying he was “bothered” by Talarico’s orders to mitigate the coronavirus to date, and that none of the Democrat lawmakers on the plane wore a mask to Dulles on his private flight.
Talariko said he was vaccinated and therefore did not need a mask, in which Hague said the FAA, led by President Biden, would require masks in interstate transit regardless of the vaccination status.
On Tuesday, DS.C. spokesman Jim Cliburn told Acesparks reporter Neil Cavuto that “no Democrat has ever opposed voter identification.”
Santi added that voters always carry voter registration cards and are proudly presented at polling stations every year.
“I told them,‘ I’m James Cliburne. This is my ID and I want to vote. “I have always had a voter ID…. No Democrat has ever opposed voter ID.”
Clyburn also added that it supports the identification rules provided by Senator Joe Manchin III, DW.V. Democrat-led S.1 should be included in the “For the People” bill, a bill to revise electoral legislation.