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Welcome back everybody hey we're back with the story is generating some buzz now is just the Obama administration's punishing states that didn't vote forehand and that's -- Texas congressman.
-- work is describing the department of justice's move to force Texas to get permission from the federal government before making changes.
To the states voting laws this after the Supreme Court strikes down a portion of the voting rights act and congressman -- what is he is now live with more on his thoughts about this issue congressman.
Great to see today thank you for joining us.
Thank you always good to be review coming wires so upset with the -- this is being handled.
-- -- spring court made very clear in their opinion.
The section for formula.
It's that that under the voting rights act said.
You can keep punishing states that had a problem fifty years ago but they've cleaned it up and now have a a better.
Then this country the entire country in general.
Think that you know that we've had it pointed out that Massachusetts has more racial discrimination more racial disparity.
Then Texas does think California has some problems Wisconsin and other places have problems.
And this spring Gordon made this very clear the -- of the factual data make it very clear there was a problem in the south.
The voting rights act was extremely helpful.
We cleaned up our -- -- through most all of the south.
We're better off than that that country in general and yet this attorney general wants to keep coming back.
And trying to overrule the Supreme Court.
Because up for no other reason than to punish states that actually did not vote for the president and when you look.
But what he's done by preventing having night -- photo ID some kind of accountability to make sure boaters are allowed to vote.
That -- law that Texas modeled after any annals law.
That was upheld six -- story by the spring -- back in 2008.
He's still coming after us.
He's still making.
Well -- didn't -- illegitimate -- -- general actually in his words as well we believe that the state Texas should be required to go through a freak clearance process.
When ever it changes its voting laws and practices.
Any time I want to make each community apart -- I agree Clarence.
You right and that's the punitive part.
Of the voting rights act that was punitive to punish states and to try to get them in line -- it's worked.
It's done its job and now there's racial discrimination in other parts of the country.
We cleaned up our act and what he is upset about is that we're trying to prevent fraud voter fraud.
Of every legitimate voter in Texas and he is coming in aiding and abetting.
-- a voter fraud.
But preventing us from having any way to make sure there's accountability you know went -- first heard there were.
International observers gonna come watch our objection I was upset about it and we found out what they said.
They were aghast.
That our country does not require.
To make sure that people are allowed to vote.
In Texas with the attorney general the United States being complicit.
In this voter fraud.
We have no way you you can dispel out of voter registration form it's not checked there's no security and because of his actions.
In the last election you couldn't even asked for a photo ID talk to -- Canseco about the people.
That were encouraged to come vote illegally I made this is a problem in our attorney general in addition a big this -- In order to practice as an attorney you're supposed to be a member in good standing when you have an attorney general who is in contempt of congress.
Who has lied either to the congress.
Or bit -- but perpetuated a fraud upon the court with regard to James Rosen and he's coming into Texas would dirty hands.
Demanding action I think he needs to clean up his act.
Get a new attorney general.
And and its players toward the bottom of the bottom line is larger concern is simply just don't mess with Texas -- that.
We know and understand that raising a -- -- let me ask you whether there's a good thing that came in a mess with Texas when there was racial discrimination.
But we've cleaned up our act and how they need to go where the discrimination is.
The places like Massachusetts let me ask you really quickly -- about another subject that I know that you're really heavily involved in you've had a chance to meet.
With some of the survivors from the big guys -- attack up until now who we really not -- from.
And -- some reports we're hearing that they had been told to stay silent and sign nondisclosure forms so that they do not speak out.
What did you come away with from those meetings.
That we have been written or -- can.
David and and the reason -- have been -- he's he's a wonderful man a great family real patriot a real hero.
And you know I he would -- did you know his -- -- should be kept.
Private and have honored that for a number of months but Catherine Herridge had gotten information from mothers and and I emailed David in said.
You know the woman to make a statement he said well you know one remain -- -- use your judgment.
But he is a hero in -- it should be recognized as such.
He went up on the rooftop with would tie woods and -- and Doherty and they went up they're not seeking cover.
As the administration reported about their -- they went up there to give cover to help to protect that -- patriots.
And as a result to lay down their lives in this we know is Jesus in the greater love that no one in this that a man lay down his life for his friends.
Tie England did that David was willing he lost a big hunk of his right leg is a -- result.
And he's paid a price since then but.
Is that Lola -- -- will we slowly be able to for her hopefully hear from him when the hearings resume the small.
Well -- -- will see about that he is still going through rehabilitation.
But he has just such a a small picture.
-- just the areas when they came under attack and it was an attack -- -- you can verify that but.
But what we made the people that had the big picture why was why they did -- twenty hours to get a plane there to get the amount it.
You know why why wasn't there are more action why didn't we get the military -- that the people that know what that transmissions war.
Why there -- things done.
Is there -- anything at all to the rumor that Egypt.
Was it was helping push for this to try to kidnap Cris Stevens well in exchange for the blind -- -- we don't if we of those days where I or should not substantiated at this point that's still that's all that's -- in February because that's what held the evidence -- permit.
Yeah -- preventing these people -- coming forward.
That David is not being prevented from coming forward it's just he's going through rehab.
He wants to remain private -- I know there's people that other people have been reassigned sure.
I quit worrying that we appreciate your comments -- your insights about the assembly following the story thank you so much for joining -- thanks so much room.
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