One of many Texas Democrats who left the state to cease Republicans from passing new election legal guidelines clashed with Fox Information’ Pete Hegseth about their resolution and the 2020 election.
Hegseth confronted Texas state consultant James Talarico and mentioned it looks like Democrats in D.C. are “utilizing you as a prop or a puppet.”
“I swore an oath after I first bought elected two years in the past to uphold the Structure,” Talarico responded. “The Structure of the USA and likewise the Structure of the nice state of Texas. And after our former president Donald Trump began his massive lie that the election was stolen, Republican legislators…”
Hegseth jumped in to ask, “How did you make this about Donald Trump in 20 seconds?”
He went on to ask why they’re not in Texas however in DC “doing press conferences with federal officers.”
Talarico mentioned that Republicans are pushing all these voting legal guidelines due to the false statements Trump and his allies made in regards to the election.
After Hegseth made a remark about partisan ballot watchers, Talarico responded, “Do you keep in mind a second in the past after I talked in regards to the massive lie? That is precisely what I’m speaking about.”
He informed Hegseth folks consider the large lie “as a result of people such as you get on tv each evening and repeat the lie again and again.”
Hegseth hit him for saying he opposes voter ID, however Talarico continued to criticize Hegseth for “spewing lies and conspiracy theories.”
He then requested Hegseth to inform viewers that Trump misplaced in 2020.
“Did Donald Trump lose the election in 2020? Are you able to reply the query? Did Donald Trump lose the election in 2020?” Talarico requested.
“I don’t actually really feel any obligation to reply something of you,” Hegseth mentioned.
“Is that this an uncomfortable query for you?” Talarico remarked.
Hegseth mentioned no earlier than asking Talarico once more why he’s in D.C. and never Texas.
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