September 17, 2021
General News

Inside Texas Politics: Texas voting bill passes; Afghanistan

Inside Texas Politics discusses the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan. Plus, the Texas legislature finally passes a sweeping elections bill.

Afghanistan

The situation in Afghanistan continues to deteriorate. We are now roughly 48 hours away from the Aug. 31 deadline set by President Biden to have all U.S. troops leave that country. 

But Texas Congressman Jake Ellzey, elected this summer to represent the state’s sixth congressional district, which includes parts of Arlington and Ellis, and Navarro counties in North Texas, told Inside Texas Politics that setting that deadline was part of the problem. 

The retired U.S. Navy commander…

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