Texas Republicans forced to go along with Trump's election lies

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Former president Donald Trump has upended the special election to replace a Texas Republican who died from the coronavirus.The twice-impeached one-term president endorsed Susan Wright, a GOP activist and widow of the late Rep. Ron Wright (R-TX), in a major test of his juice with voters following his...
Former president Donald Trump has upended the special election to replace a Texas Republican who died from the coronavirus.

The twice-impeached one-term president endorsed Susan Wright, a GOP activist and widow of the late Rep. Ron Wright (R-TX), in a major test of his juice with voters following his election loss and subsequent attempts to overturn those results, reported CNN and Politico.

"The reality with Trump is that Trump had tons of supporters, but he also has a lot of people that were not as heavy supporters from both parties," said Rick Barnes, the Tarrant County GOP chair and a Wright backer. "A lot of people have moved on, beyond all of that, realizing that that future may or may not include Trump, and so we can't continue to sit around and let that be the lead…
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