The Texas Tribune reports:
Two months after a prominent conservative activist and fundraiser was caught hosting white supremacist Nick Fuentes, leaders of the Republican Party of Texas have voted against barring the party from associating with known Nazi sympathizers and Holocaust deniers.
In a 32-29 vote on Saturday, members of the Texas GOP’s executive committee stripped a pro-Israel resolution of a clause that would have included the ban— delivering a major blow to a faction that has called for the party to confront its ties to groups that have recently employed, elevated or associated with outspoken white supremacists or antisemitic figures.
Matt Rinaldi [photo], chairman of the Texas GOP, was also seen entering the Pale Horse offices while Fuentes was inside for nearly 7 hours. He denied participating, however, saying he was visiting with someone else at the time and didn’t know Fuentes was there.
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BREAKING: Texas GOP executive committee just rejected a proposed ban on associating with Nazi sympathizers and Holocaust deniers. Following reports of a prominent GOP fundraiser hosting white supremacist Nick Fuentes. https://t.co/EY51t0WWD2
— Texas Tribune (@TexasTribune) December 2, 2023