Texas State Rep.: ‘We need to find a federal solution’ to voter suppression

Fmr. Rep. Beto O’Rourke and Texas State Representative Trey Martinez Fischer join Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss why federal action is needed in the form of the For the People Act to stop new voter restrictions across the country.

6/16/2021 9:01:00 AM

'It was very clear that Texas and the rest of the country is not like West Virginia and that we do need a national standard that actually empowers people to vote,' Texas state Rep. Fischer says of meeting with Sen. Manchin's staff to discuss voting rights.

Fmr. Rep. Beto O’Rourke and Texas State Representative Trey Martinez Fischer join Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss why federal action is needed in the form of the For the People Act to stop new voter restrictions across the country.

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This is more than what some people think.Not about ID but about voting places hours to vote fixing voting boundaries that favor republicans.Why is it that blacks,Latinos have to wait in lines longer? Could it be to drive them away because now know matter what u can't give Water Lots of luck with a National voting rights act. That’s DOA. All States need to change redistricting to a non-partisan commission and end R gerrymandering! It works!! Gerrymandering TheDemocrats

Why is it you act like having a voter I’d law is so bad. Literally every developed country has them. Why, to prevent fraud and cheating. What are you afraid of. Why are you afraid of a forensic examination of the 2020 election? Is it because you know it’ll show Trump won.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says He’ll Ask For Donations To Build State Border WallI cover national politics for Forbes. Previously, I've written for TIME, Newsweek, the New York Daily News and VICE News. I also launched my own startup, Newsreel, a politics news platform for a young audience. Remember the last time a conservative solicited private money to build the republican vanity wall? Expect the same thing this time around too. You'd think he'd be more focused on why the grid shuts down when it's either too hot or too cold in his state. Wall of shame

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Opinion | One of the most surreal efforts to dismantle democracy is taking place in TexasOpinion | steve_vladeck: Texas Republicans owe Democrats a thank-you for killing the GOP's voter suppression bill. - MSNBCDaily steve_vladeck Daily Name one voter it would have suppressed. You cant because you are just vomiting out liberal propaganda as usual. steve_vladeck Daily What part of bill suppresses voters. What you say blacks are to ignorant to get an ID. You people make me sick when doing nothing but insulting our black brothers and sisters of America.

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8 hurt as vehicle crashes guard rail at Texas race trackEight people were injured Sunday night after a vehicle plowed into a crowd at a mud racing event in Texas. The El Paso County Sheriff's Department said in a statement that at 6:35 p.m., a vehicle left the mud track and crashed through a guard rail and into spectators. Karla Huerta, who was watching the race when it turned tragic, described the scene as “pretty ugly.” Texas… Charlottesville set the precedent for this vehicular homicide.