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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is set to appeal a ruling in his state that allows mail-in voting. He said, “I don’t have the authority to change the law, my job is to enforce what the legislature has passed.” Aired on 5/20/2020.
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Texas AG To Appeal Court Ruling That Allows Mail-In Voting | MSNBC

85 Comments on "Texas AG To Appeal Court Ruling That Allows Mail-In Voting | MSNBC"

  1. Brak Dayton | May 20, 2020 at 3:02 PM | Reply

    Two words: voter suppression.

  2. The Democrats need to call their bluff. The GOP knows full well that they will lose the election, and are willing to violate the law to save them and their corporate puppet masters.

  3. Graham ********* | May 20, 2020 at 3:04 PM | Reply

    Trump* voted by mail…is that fraud.??

  4. Paul Kellaway | May 20, 2020 at 3:05 PM | Reply

    Surely, voters trusted the Government to do the right thing, how did that go?

  5. iAbuse Artemis | May 20, 2020 at 3:05 PM | Reply

    Trump doing his best to stop Dems from voting. WE WILL NOT STOP VOTE BLUE PEOPLE!!!!!

    • Mueller Time | May 20, 2020 at 5:03 PM | Reply

      @cruz silva ilhan Omar married her brother. Lol

    • Justin Schram | May 20, 2020 at 5:04 PM | Reply

      @i minabrons If people can go to a voting booth with false identities then blame the person in charge of the booths for not checking for a valid ID. Doing mail voting insures no way a person is real or not real. Get some common sense and tell that to the rest of your lazy democrat friends

    • Justin Schram | May 20, 2020 at 5:11 PM | Reply

      @bad 4u I’m suggesting that everyone that is HEALTHY and lives in a normal house or apartment should have to go to a polling booth. The people in nursing homes or a hospital can have special exceptions.

    • Mark bodman | May 20, 2020 at 5:58 PM | Reply

      The only Blue Wave you will see is the ty-d-bol man flushing more of your liberal tears down the drain.

    • @Justin Schram We will vote wherever we choose to vote so you and your three thumbs can mind your own business. Unless you want us to come for your guns.

  6. Gary Santos | May 20, 2020 at 3:06 PM | Reply

    Voter Fraud Is Part of the G.O.P. Playbook
    Republicans look the other way when electoral cheating helps them.

    By now, most of us have seen the photos from the Wisconsin primary, where voters had to stand for hours in lines that wrapped around city blocks in the cold, pouring rain. To exercise what was supposed to be their most sacred democratic right, people had to risk catching the deadly coronavirus — and several did.

    It’s part of a playbook that Republicans have deployed for years in battleground states like Wisconsin and my home state of North Carolina. If we don’t legislate now to make mail-in voting easier in November, the Republican Party might just steal another election. This time, it won’t be a congressional race at stake. It will be American democracy itself.

    The New York Times
    Dan McCready April 24, 2020

    • Mark bodman | May 20, 2020 at 6:05 PM | Reply

      Without the Electoral College all voters in rural States need not vote. Three states California New York and Texas with always pick our president everybody else can just stay home and prey.

    • Mark bodman | May 20, 2020 at 6:05 PM | Reply

      @Marchant2 Recent Special elections where Republicans trumped Femocrats with double digits says different.
      Trump’s poll numbers says different. The Trump train is gathering steam. Either jump on or stay on the tracks your choice.
      The only blue wave you will see is the ty-d-bol man flushing more of those liberal tears down the toilet.
      #trump2020

    • @Mark bodman So instead, the rural states get to choose and not the states where the majority of the people live. That sucks worse.

    • Gary Campbell | May 20, 2020 at 6:20 PM | Reply

      Mark bodman : You are exactly right which is what I’ve been saying for a long time. Whenever i point out that 33 states have 10 or fewer votes, and 15 of those have 5 or fewer ? And with numbers like that, what are democrats complaining about ? I usually get no response. I also point out I’m in Indiana and we get 11 votes. It takes 5 states our size, just to equal California. You have to win ALL OVER the country.

    • @Mark bodman majority rules

  7. Helen Vasquez | May 20, 2020 at 3:07 PM | Reply

    This man Paxton has been indicted and should not be in office

    • @SouthSide Chicago Trump the Divider has become Trump the Incompetent, Trump the Infector. Let CHina worry about themselves, we have a hostile takeover of law and democracy to worry about here. Plenty of time to worry about overseas threats once we score the homeland from traitors and wannabe despots

    • SouthSide Chicago | May 20, 2020 at 6:32 PM | Reply

      @Lars Jones You are soft as toilet paper boy lol. they only people who try to divide us are the media. Never once do i go outside and meet people who hate each other and i live in a city with every single race and religion. You are too dumb to realize that politics is what divides people. you, and most liberals, have been fed so much BS these last 3-4 years and now look at you! LMAO We’ve had the highest stock and job markets of all-time, recors tax cuts, largest prison reform in history, the 2 largest foreign policies signed in the history of our country…and what do you do? Complain. lmao. Go ahead, keep being miserable. It’s nice outside, states are opening up more and more everyday. Try to get laid for once, stop playing with your cabbage patch dolls….politics isn’t for you…way out of your league lmao

    • He is corrupt and a fraud

    • Frank Winkhorst | May 20, 2020 at 6:57 PM | Reply

      @Hana Ayo Alemayehu You may want to watch the video to see what the subject is.

    • texasiguana | May 20, 2020 at 7:08 PM | Reply

      BAMM, he sure has but, he’s republican, he gets to continue playing the game!

  8. Rushone precyone | May 20, 2020 at 3:11 PM | Reply

    What is he talking about.
    He didn’t answer any of the two questions.
    He has no defense

    • He’s been flogging phony allegations of voter fraud for years now, hasn’t come up with a shred of proof despite using state resources to engage in his fantasy. As a good little right winger he does not require facts or truth to justify his beliefs.

    • iAbuse Artemis | May 20, 2020 at 3:40 PM | Reply

      @Mainely that is true

    • Voter supression the only chance Repugs have. Moscow Mitch and all his criminal friends are toast.

  9. “Make the Law the way I like it” Where and when do the American People get a say ? This guy is actively involved in voter suppression. Pathetic.

  10. GOP knows the more people that vote the less chances they have of winning any election…. they need voter suppression to win any election 😳😳😳

  11. lane bellamy | May 20, 2020 at 3:17 PM | Reply

    So to contest future election results the GOP will then assert that millions of voters fraudulently applied to vote-by-mail!

    • Michael Kaye | May 20, 2020 at 3:24 PM | Reply

      … and have the states AG prosecute them for fraud if they use mail in ballots to avoid catching coronavirus

    • And like usual they will not be able to back those accusations up with facts and reality.

    • Larry Hepler | May 20, 2020 at 5:48 PM | Reply

      This idea of mail in vote fraud is BS. In states with mail in voting, you get your ballot in the mail, because you are a REGISTERED VOTER, with a mailing address. You mail it back in. I trust the US Postal Service more than any stranger at a polling place. What makes anyone positive about what happens to their ballot after they leave?

    • Mark bodman | May 20, 2020 at 5:58 PM | Reply

      And what’s to stop the 22 million illegal immigrants in America today from voting by mail?? What’s to stop all the dead people from voting??

    • Michael Kaye | May 20, 2020 at 6:01 PM | Reply

      @Mark bodman mail in ballots have a barcode specific to the voter. You put the correct ballot in the correct envelope and trust your government can get it right from there.

  12. Voter suppression, that’s the ONLY way Republikkkans win.
    And the Republikkkans know Emperor Spanky McBoneSpurs is going to lose.

    • Mark bodman | May 20, 2020 at 5:59 PM | Reply

      Recent Special elections where Republicans trumped Femocrats with double digits says different.
      Trump’s poll numbers says different. The Trump train is gathering steam. Either jump on or stay on the tracks your choice.
      The only blue wave you will see is the ty-d-bol man flushing more of those liberal tears down the toilet.
      #trump2020

    • Mark bodman | May 20, 2020 at 6:00 PM | Reply

      Greg you do know that Clinton was a draft Dodger. My guess is he your parents were the ones spitting on Veterans coming back from Vietnam and calling them baby killers.

    • Mark bodman | May 20, 2020 at 6:00 PM | Reply

      @Doug Lowe first you have to get out of mommy’s basement.

    • Mark bodman | May 20, 2020 at 6:03 PM | Reply

      @Mr. painful Truth if Trump would have sold guns to Mexican cartel that killed US border agents then used Presidential powers to surpress investigation fake news MSNBC/CNN would of never stopped the tape.

    • @Barry Sutton Really, if you’re both trying to associate the KKK to a particular party, it was a party originally, loosely, named the Republican Democrats. And the parties have changed, along with the socioeconomic/cultural environment, to such a degree, they don’t even remotely resemble either the Republicans or the Democrats.
      But it is fun to watch both sides (I’m neither) fight this out.

  13. nom d ecran | May 20, 2020 at 3:21 PM | Reply

    “Do the right thing.” A pity Texans can’t count on their elected/appointed officials to do the right thing. Love ya Texas! Stay strong and be safe!

  14. I don’t trust a man who can’t look me in the eyes ¬_¬

  15. Tony Euphoria | May 20, 2020 at 3:26 PM | Reply

    Mail or in person, I’m voting if I have to crawl across broken glass to the booth.

    • Barry Sutton | May 20, 2020 at 5:54 PM | Reply

      Dementia Marble-mouth Creepy Uncle Joe for president 👍

    • Jim Battersbee | May 20, 2020 at 6:09 PM | Reply

      Sadly it’ll be all for nothing, the GOP offers you Trump. The DNC offers you yet another corporate Dem in Biden. It’s not really any kind of democracy is it??? You have the so called “freedom” to vote, but only for the limited candidates chosen for you and the whole thing can be overturned by the Electoral college.
      Sad.

    • Yellowbeard | May 20, 2020 at 6:19 PM | Reply

      Once you vote by mail, you will never go back to stupid.

    • David Jimenez | May 20, 2020 at 7:04 PM | Reply

      Tony Euphoria …..Post of the Year!

  16. Just a matter of time before we flip Texas!

  17. Betsy Klein | May 20, 2020 at 3:29 PM | Reply

    WHY? Why does Paxton oppose mail-in voting? He didn’t answer that question. Wonder why???

    • Trump/McConnell pushing battleground states to levy the advantage. But he cant admit that.

    • Hmmm… certainly not massive voter suppression… I mean, he wants as many people in Texas to vote, like the election system was intended, right?

  18. Lol Republicans know the overwhelming majority of this country’s Liberal’s. Democrats are coming out in droves after watching this debacle for 3 years. They know Trumps toast in November.

    • I love how MSNBC screams about how we don’t want Russian interference in our election, but hate voter ID laws and are totally okay with mail in voting. What kind of sense does that make?

    • Rusty Shackleford | May 20, 2020 at 5:25 PM | Reply

      You didn’t “come out” if you mail in your ballot.

    • Pensa Simpson | May 20, 2020 at 5:27 PM | Reply

      But you know they are going to rig the election like they did last time. The orange one lost by 3 million votes even with their propaganda, voter suppression, Russian meddling and gerrymandering. It was the EC that most likely was rigged that time. They did not represent their constituents.

    • Rusty Shackleford | May 20, 2020 at 5:35 PM | Reply

      @Pensa Simpson you should see a doctor about you raging TDS.

    • Mark bodman | May 20, 2020 at 5:38 PM | Reply

      Recent Special elections where Republicans trumped Femocrats with double digits says different.
      Trump’s poll numbers says different. The Trump train is gathering steam. Either jump on or stay on the tracks your choice.
      The only blue wave you will see is the ty-d-bol man flushing more of those liberal tears down the toilet.
      #trump2020

  19. hE JUST DESTROYED HIS OWN ARGUMENT….. HE SAID THAT THEY HAVE TO TRUST THE VOTER TO DO THE RIGHT THING…. THEN IT SHOULDN’T MATTER WHO THE VOTER IS…..

  20. Randi Young | May 20, 2020 at 3:35 PM | Reply

    Because, as it’s been for decades, Republicans cannot win an election without cheating and lying. It’s what they do best. 🤷🏼‍♀️

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