Democratic Texas Rep. Donna Howard has been lambasted for trying to portray Democrats’ “sacrifice” during a trip to Washington, DC, to stymie a GOP-backed election reform bill — by airing her hand-washed bra and leopard print panties online.
“You bet we’re recognizing & honoring our country’s heritage. As most Texans, tho, this is what we’re doing tonight—using whatever is accessible, uwashing (sic) our clothes in the sink,” the Lone Star State lawmaker said in a tweet.
Howard was among more than 50 members of the Texas House of Representatives who jetted from Austin to DC on chartered flights Monday to block the reform bills for a second time by denying a quorum.
Her post included a photo of her wet clothes — a bra, three pairs of plain undies and a leopard-print shirt and panties — draped over a shower curtain in her hotel room.
Critics suggested that Howard’s public display of her unmentionables was another self-serving attempt by a Democrat