Texas Governor Greg Abbott: Please save us from the consequences of my own actions.
On the News Today: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his resignation rather than fighting a likely impeachment vote by state lawmakers. Finally, finally, the Senate passed its $ 1 trillion version of a "bipartisan" infrastructure bill; The prospects are now rocky in the House of Representatives, where the Democrats want to adopt a far more ambitious climate- and modernization-oriented version. Texas Governor Greg Abbott continues to aggressively block pandemic security mandates in his state and is now seeking help from outside of the state health workers to keep Texas hospital systems from collapsing during the resulting spate of cases. Anyone can guess how this will work.
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