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THREAD: Republicans in multiple states are using their #lameduck legislative sessions to cheat the system in a blatant attempt to entrench their own power and undermine the will of the voters. Craziness has been going down in WI, MI, NC, and OH. Let’s dig in: 1/
Last week, Wisconsin passed measures to cut early voting and strip powers from the incoming Dem Governor @Tony4WI & Attorney General @JoshKaulWI. This was after Republicans lost all statewide offices in November. #WIPowerGrab. #WisconsinisWatching 2/
If that sounds desperate and shady to you, oh, it was. The GOP was literally handing out copies of their hastily written bills and Dems had to beg for time to read them before voting literally in the middle of the night. (I know because I was up waiting all night!) 3/
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Here's a thread highlighting some of the stunts being pulled by the @MIGOP-controlled #mileg at the last minute in Michigan during #LameDuck #MiLameDuck
It's important to note that Dems swept all of the executive offices for the first time in decades and made solid gains in the #Mileg. Not to mention, passed huge voting rights, marijuana legalization and anti-gerrymandering reforms
The GOP has controlled every level of government for nearly a decade, but now they're pulling this in their last month of total power: detroitnews.com/story/news/loc… "GOP moves to dilute power of governor, AG, secretary of state"
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