Reps. Will Hurd, Chip Roy and Pete Olson Chastise Trump for Racist Tweet as Other GOP Texans Keep Mum

WASHINGTON -- A handful of Texas Republicans in Congress have publicly chastised President Donald Trump for racism after he urged four Democratic congresswomen to "go back" to other countries.U.S. citizenship is required to vote, let alone to serve in Congress. Three of the four lawmakers were born in the United States.Most GOP officials have remained mum, as Democrats have roundly condemned Trump. But Rep. Pete Olson, a six-term Sugar Land Republican, forcefully distanced himself from the president -- a rarity for him -- by insisting the comments don't reflect the values in his diverse suburban Houston district.  Continue reading...

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