New emails show Texas Gov. Greg Abbott was behind botched voter purge


The Campaign Legal Center published Texas Department of Public Safety emails subpoenaed in a court battle over the botched voter purge, which was blocked after it wrongly flagged many naturalized citizens as illegal voters. The emails show that Abbott pushed for the voter information used to initiate the would-be purge, though Abbott’s office denied to the Austin American-Statesman that he “gave a directive to initiate this process.”

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