March 15, 2017      12:27 PM
Patrick joins Hotze in saying Straus is out of touch with voters
On bathrooms, Patrick says “If the speaker doesn’t bring it to a vote, that’s his issue”; this comes after the Speaker said all other issues need to take a backseat to the budget
Senate is set to vote today on final passage of the “bathroom bill,”
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick this morning did
not express confidence that the pet issue of one of his key allies, anti-gay activist Steve Hotze, is going anywhere in
group, the Conservative of Republicans of Texas, again on Wednesday joined
Patrick in slamming the speaker about the issue.
it goes down in flames, Patrick placed the blame squarely at the feet of
Speaker Joe Straus, who has said the
bill is not one of his priorities and he’s not a fan of it.
By Scott Braddock