The Republican Rep Who Keeps Saying the Quiet Part Out Loud

March 11, 2024

On Capitol Hill, reporters know how to find Texas Republican Troy Nehls. GOP Rep Says the Quiet Part Out Loud About Border CrisisIn 2020, when Nehls ran for his southeast Texas congressional seat against Kulkarni, the district was competitive. The backbench Texas Republican then famously offered to help him tackle criminal justice reform. When the House convened later that day, just hours after marauders overtook the Capitol, Nehls voted to throw out Electoral College votes that sealed Biden’s win. And whether it comes to perceptions of him or Trump, Nehls doesn’t think the public should either.