Furious Texans revolt after governor gets caught on hot mic admitting his reopen order will worsen the pandemic

Furious Texans revolt after governor gets caught on hot mic admitting his reopen order will worsen the pandemic
Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and his Democratic challenger, Lupe Valdez, during their gubernatorial debate at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas, Friday evening, Sept. 28, 2018. // LBJ Library photo by Jay Godwin 09/28/2018

On Tuesday, leaked audio of a call with state lawmakers revealed that Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX) admitted his decision to lift lockdowns in Texas will cause more people to be infected with COVID-19.


Commenters on social media exploded with fury at Abbott’s seeming lack of concern for the health of his constituents.

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