A Democrat congressman in South Texas engaged in election denialism during an event late this week with House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA), falsely claiming that Republicans “stole” a U.S. House seat from a fellow Democrat earlier this year during a special election.
Rep. Mayra Flores (R-TX) beat former Rep. Dan Sanchez (D-TX) in a special election in Texas’ 34th Congressional District, a major breakthrough for Republicans in the region.
Flores now has to face off against Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX) in the upcoming midterms due to redistricting in the state.
Gonzalez falsely claimed late this week during an event at Shotz bar in Brownsville, Texas, that Republicans “stole” the election.
“Our democracy is at stake,” Gonzalez claimed. “There’s millions and millions of dollars from outside our region