The following article, Texas Election Audits Will Not Be Deterred, Says Governor Abbott, was first published on Flag And Cross.
Within the ranks of the liberal left, there is a new hysteria growing, and it’s taking aim at Texas and her Governor, Greg Abbott.
Abbott has long been the bane of the Democratic Party, as he is one of the most powerful lawmakers not on Capitol Hill. To further their worry, Texas has long been an incredibly independent state, and that streak has often extended to their politicians as well.
So, when Governor Abbott announced that the state would be undergoing an audit of the 2020 election, the left began to collectively lose their minds.
Abott, however, is undeterred.
Abbott told Fox News that he doesn’t think the audit is a waste of taxpayer money – despite the fact that Trump easily won the state over Biden.
“There are audits of every aspect of government,” Abbott said. “Why do we audit everything in this world, but people raise our hands in concern when we audit elections, which is fundamental to our democracy?”
The audits, which fill focus on 4 Texas counties, have been publicly supported by Donald Trump – who lost the vote in 3 of the 4 locales in question. Abbott and Trump have a close political relationship, which could further explain why leftists are so concerned about what these audits could mean for public trust in the electoral process.
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