Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday proposed to yank future ability to annex — and let residents who’ve been recently annexed depart — from cities that “defund” the police.
At a news conference, the Republican governor said 35,000 people have signed his “Texas Back the Blue Pledge,” which highlights a few cities' rethinking of their police budgets.
Democrats, though, accused Abbott of trying to "distract away from his failed coronavirus response.'
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