Rep. Tony Gonzales, a GOP Texas lawmaker, threatened to vote against the annual defense bill unless it is changed.
Rep. Tony Gonzales, a GOP Texas lawmaker, posted on his Twitter against the defense bill
The GOP Texas lawmaker has been against his party on previous proposed bills. The GOP Texas lawmaker said he would vote against the defense bill.
Rule votes are party-line votes, but with the small number of GOP members, one renegade can stop the GOP from advancing a proposed bill by a GOP Texas lawmaker blocking a rule.
National Defense Authorization Act isn’t ready for prime time. Count me as renegade on any rule vote to carry it to the floor as is, GOP Texas lawmaker Gonzales tweeted last Wednesday.
The GOP Texas lawmaker against the NDAA proposed defense bill
The NDAA passed on a bipartisan basis, but this year’s legislation is crucial because of several cultural issues included in the defense bill. The GOP Texas lawmaker is one against it.
The GOP Texas lawmaker did not explain why he is against it on his tweeter.
The GOP Texas lawmaker is against the version defense bill that bans training promoting critical race theory.