During a House Oversight Committee hearing, U.S. Rep. Jasmine Crockett referred to Texas and Florida as “deplorable states,” criticizing the Heritage Foundation for influencing legislation in those states.
The hearing was paused as Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene moved to strike the comment from the record, but it was ultimately kept.
Crockett also insinuated that Republican power is due to gerrymandering and accused red states of denying transgender individuals their rights. (Trending: Democrat Accused Of Blocking Release of Jeffrey Epstein Flight Logs)
Democrat Rep. Jasmine Crockett dismisses Texas and Florida as "deplorable states" because their duly elected legislatures pass conservative bills pic.twitter.com/YDrCeC83Qx
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Rep. Jasmine Crockett said, “In fact, Ms. Perry, I know your organization, the Heritage Foundation, loves Texas. Ooh, they love Texas.”
“They always sending us some nonsense bills that somehow set this country on the wrong trajectory,” she continued.
“They send them to Texas, they send them to Florida,” revealed the rep.
“Every deplorable state that we can think about, they usually coming out of y’all’s think tank,” alleged Crockett.
Rep. Anna Paulina Luna moved to strike Crockett’s comments from the record, stating her identification with her pronouns as “state and states.”
Rep. Anna Paulina Luna said, “I identify with my pronouns as state and states and thus, I move to strike ‘deplorable states’ from the record.”