Texas Republicans met at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston this week to set the party’s agenda for the 2022 election and to discuss the issues of the day, such as election integrity, immigration, gun control, and the economy.
The more conservative grassroots set the tone for the convention, rebuking Senator John Cornyn (R-Tx.) for his stance on gun control and taking a significant stand on the 2020 election, where convention attendees passed a resolution saying that Joe Biden was not ‘legitimately elected.’
The Texas Tribune Reports–
“Meeting at their first in-person convention since 2018, Texas Republicans on Saturday acted on a raft of resolutions and proposed platform changes to move their party even further to the right.
They approved measures declaring that President Joe Biden “was not legitimately elected” and rebuking Sen. John Cornyn for taking part in bipartisan gun talks. They also voted on a platform that declares homosexuality “an abnormal lifestyle choice” and calls for Texas schoolchildren “to learn about the humanity of the preborn child.”
The actions capped a convention that highlighted how adamantly opposed the party’s most active and vocal members are to compromising with Dem…