A law professor calls out Texas to Sen. Ted Cruz's face when he asks if voter ID laws are ‘racist’
When a Senate Judiciary subcommittee held a hearing on voting rights this week, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas forcefully grilled law professor Franita Tolson. The far-right Republican senator has been an aggressive supporter of GOP-sponsored voter suppression laws, vehemently denying that there is anything racist about them. And when Cruz asked Tolson, who teaches at the University of Southern California, to name a state where voter ID laws are racist, she pointed to his as an example.
Sen. Ted Cruz: "What voter I.D. laws are racist?" Professor Franita Tolson: "Apologies Mr. Cruz, your state of Tex… https://t.co/Twkte9ulUX— The Hill (@The Hill) 1632324770.0
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