Watch Crockett's Clash: Dem Texas Congresswoman BLASTS Her Own State In This Bold Political Tirade (Video)

Written By BlabberBuzz | Thursday, 07 December 2023 23:10
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During a House Oversight Committee hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Jasmine Crockett (D-TX) sparked controversy when she echoed sentiments reminiscent of Hillary Clinton's infamous "deplorables" comment.

The hearing, which focused on the contentious issue of biological men participating in women's sports, saw Crockett direct a barrage of criticism towards the Heritage Foundation and its representative, Sarah Parshall Perry.

Crockett's remarks were not limited to the Heritage Foundation. She also targeted her home state of Texas, as well as Florida and other Republican-leaning states, labeling them as "deplorable." The comment was met with immediate backlash, particularly from her fellow Texan, Rep. Beth Van Duyne (R-TX).

"I know your organization, the Heritage Organization, loves Texas; they're always sending us some nonsense bills that somehow set this country on the wrong trajectory," Crockett said during the hearing. "They send them to Texas, they send them to Florida, every deplorable state that we can think about. They're usually coming out of y'all's think tank."

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Crockett's comments were interrupted by Florida GOP Congresswoman Anna Paulina Luna, who demanded that the remarks be stricken from the record. However, the request was dismissed as not being a point of order, leading to a brief pause in the proceedings.

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Later in the day, Van Duyne responded to Crockett's comments with a pointed rebuttal. She highlighted the fact that Texas had seen an influx of over one million new residents in the past year and leads the nation in job creation.

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"Our state is so 'deplorable' that more than a million people moved here last year, and we continue to lead the nation in job creation… Give me a break," Van Duyne retorted.

Interestingly, many of the new arrivals to Texas are liberals, bringing their political ideologies with them. Crockett herself is a transplant, having moved to Texas from St. Louis, Missouri, in her twenties. The irony of her comments, given her own migration to the so-called 'deplorable' state, was not lost on observers.

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