Cornyn's embarrassing role in the racist scandal of Tulia, TX over twenty years ago seems to be the only basis for his hold on Biden's DOJ nominee, Vanita Gupta.
(MSNBC) Rachel Maddow revisits a racist scandal from 1999 in Tulia, Texas in which dozens of people were arrested and convicted on bogus drug charges. While the crooked cop behind the arrests was given an award by then-A.G., now-GOP Senator John Cornyn, Vanita Gupta, then-NAACP lawyer, now-Biden DOJ nominee, exposed the travesty of justice and got the cases overturned.
Sen. John Cornyn is leading the charge to block the nomination of Vanita Gupta for Associate Attorney General, the Justice Department’s third-highest ranking official. Why?