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Just Couldn’t Bring Themselves to Do It?

May 5, 2011

UPDATE: Austin American-Statesman reporter Jason Embry finds that 10 House Republicans voted against the resolution.

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Why did three Republicans in the Texas House of Representatives on Monday refuse to support a resolution congratulating President Obama, intelligence personnel and members of our armed forces for the successful operation against Osama bin Laden in Pakistan?

The overwhelmingly Republican Texas House of Representatives passed HR 1694 on Monday. But right-wingers¬† Will Hartnett, R-Dallas, Dan Huberty, R-Houston, Randy Weber, R-Pearland, asked that their votes be recorded as “no.” (See page 2574 of the House Journal.)

The resolution reads in part:

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