Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton confidentially combated the Biden administration’s recently announced voting rights lawsuit against his state, saying that he is “confident” that the redistricting “will be proven lawful.”
“The Department of Justice’s absurd lawsuit against our state is the Biden Administration’s latest ploy to control Texas voters,” the Texas Attorney General’s office Twitter account stated on Monday.
The lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Dec. 6 alleges the new legislator maps enacted by Texas lawmakers on Oct. 25 violate the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA) by diluting the representation of Hispanic voters, according to Fox News.
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