Texas reacts to secret recording of Abbott

by | May 6, 2020 | Coronavirus, Politics

After Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s surprisingly candid remarks suggesting that the elderly should be sacrificed for the economy, another prominent Texas Republican has been caught revealing their true thoughts about the pandemic. Leaked audio shows Gov. Greg Abbott saying that reopening businesses will result in more COVID-19 cases, yet he has decided to go through with reopening the state anyway. Here’s how Texans reacted to the news on social media.

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