Texas GOP Boss Hints At Secession After Supreme Court docket Drop-Kicks Election Go well with

The top of the Texas Republican Get together floated the specter of seceding from the U.S. in a tantrum over the U.S. Supreme Court docket’s resolution to bounce a baseless Texas election lawsuit. 

On Friday, the courtroom rejected Texas’ try to problem votes from the battleground states of Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania that voted for President-elect Joe Biden as a substitute of Donald Trump.

Texas GOP Chair Allen West mentioned in a press release following the information that “maybe” it’s time for “law-abiding states to bond collectively and type a Union of states that may abide the structure.” 

There was no proof within the Texas lawsuit that the focused 4 states broke the legislation. And satirically, secession a gaggle of states that will apparently ignore the U.S. Supreme Court docket would violate the Structure.

Secession additionally wouldn’t actually pay for Texas. Final yr, the state obtained $1.03 from the federal authorities for each $1 it paid in taxes.

Critics on Twitter had just about the identical response: Develop up. Some fired again: Good riddance.

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