And then dropped it like a hot potato when his big money backers (incl. Bob Perry of Perry Homes, which uses thousands of illegals) said to kill it.
Perry did not. The legislators didn’t pass it in the special session. They are the ones that dropped it like a hot potato. Let’s get the facts straight...I mean when did Perry become King of Texs?
No, you’re wrong. The liberal, Soros-funded, Texas Tribune said that Perry “twisted arms” in the Senate to get the Bill passed. Also, it went down to the last minute in the 120 day Regular Session and then the Governor added it to the call for the 30 day Special Session.
The Governor hosted the wife of a slain Houston police officer, and made several attempts to pressure the Speaker to move the Bill in the House.
At the last minute in the Special Session, some other, very Conservative leaders like Steve Hotze and Norm Adams came out against the Bill for reasons of their own.
Here’s the June 24 letter from “Norman Adams, the co-founder of Texans for Sensible Immigration Policy and a member of Texas GOP Vote, a conservative website, and Dr. Steve Hotze, the chairman of Conservative Republicans of Texas” concerning the Bill: