‘Texit” Introduced: Don’t Mess With Texas – Or It Just Might Secede

BEAUMONT, TEXAS - OCTOBER 17: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at a news conference on October 17, 2022 in Beaumont, Texas. Abbott met with state and local law enforcement to discuss measures in addressing the growing problem of fentanyl in the state. In September, the governor directed the state police through executive order to boost efforts at combating Mexican drug cartels, which he blames for transporting millions of doses of the opioid into Texas. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)
  • The Texas Independence Referendum Act, also known as “TEXIT,” was assigned to committee earlier this week.
  • “The TEXIT issue has been in the minds of Texans for probably generations, it just wasn’t necessarily known as TEXIT,” Daniel Miller, president of the 440,000-member Texas Nationalist Movement, said in an interview on the “Just the News, No Noise” TV show. “Independence has always been a part of our DNA since our founding.”
  • Miller cited a litany of grievances fueling the Texas independence movement, including runaway federal spending, onerous debt, regulatory overreach, and the breakdown of border security.
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