Two Texas Dems who fled state are on vacay in Portugal now

Two Texas Dems who fled state are on vacay in Portugal now
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[Ed. – OK.  I’ll call them fleebaggers for that.  Someone no doubt owes Ted Cruz an apology.  One of them, BTW, is the woman center front (Rep. Julie Johnson) in the feature selfie (above) the Democrats posted during their epic private charter flight to D.C.]

State Reps. Julie Johnson of Farmers Branch and Jessica González of Dallas were not with other House Democrats on Tuesday in the nation’s capital, according to a person familiar with the situation. On Tuesday evening, Texas Monthly reporter Jonathan Tilove tweeted that he “can confirm [Johnson] and her wife & [González] and her fiancé are in Portugal for a vacation they had been planning, with non-refundable tickets, for a year-and-a-half.”

Their absence from Washington … is at odds with House Democrats’ insistence that they would use their time away from the state Legislature, which they left in July, to advocate for federal voting rights legislation in the nation’s capital. …

[I]t was reported that Johnson and González were “still participating in caucus meetings via ZOOM” …

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