Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) sharply criticized President Joe Biden for mischaracterizing Republican legislative efforts to prioritize election integrity, telling the Dallas Morning News that he suspects Biden “doesn’t have a clue” what is in the Lone Star State’s legislation.
“I wouldn’t be surprised if Biden criticized the Senate bill without even having ever read it,” Abbott told the outlet Tuesday. “I bet he doesn’t have a clue what’s in there.”
Abbott’s remarks followed Biden’s speech in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where the 78-year-old president criticized election integrity efforts across the country.
“This sacred right is under assault with incredible intensity like I’ve never seen,” Biden said, adding, “It’s simply un-American. It’s not, however, sadly, unprecedented.”
“In 2020, we faced a tireless assault on the right to vote: restrictive laws, lawsuits, threats of intimidation, voter purges, and more. We resolved to overcome it all, and we did,” he continued, promising to