Right-wingers Trying to Oust Speaker of Texas State House Because He\’s Jewish | AlterNet

The current state House Speaker is Joe Straus, a conservative Republican leading a conservative Republican majority. He\’s currently facing a challenge from state Rep. Ken Paxton, who appears to agree with Straus on nearly everything.So what makes this noteworthy? Straus is Jewish, and some far-right activists in Texas have a problem with that.

via Right-wingers Trying to Oust Speaker of Texas State House Because He\’s Jewish | AlterNet.

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