North Texas Congressional Reps React To Virginia Violence, Trump’s Comments

North Texas congressional reps react to Virginia violence, Trump’s comments

Texas lawmakers were asked Wednesday about the president’s wavering reactions to the weekend’s violent clashes in Virginia.
President Trump doubled down Tuesday on blaming both sides for the violence that left one counter-protestor dead during white supremacist protests of the planned removal of a Robert E. Lee statue.
Four members of the Texas congressional delegation, two Democrats and two Republicans, were asked about the violence and Trump at the Dallas Regional Chamber Congressional Forum.
“I’m never gonna defend somebody who says because I’m white, I’m better. That’s bulls**t,” said U.S. Rep. Joe Barton/R-Ennis. “ …

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