North Carolina Republican lawmakers abruptly voted Wednesday morning to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of the state finances, sparking chaos within the chamber by bypassing Democratic lawmakers.
Dozens of Democratic state Home representatives weren’t current for the vote, based on The Related Press.
“This is a travesty of the process and you know it,” state Rep. Deb Butler (D) stated when the vote was referred to as, based on The Charlotte Observer. “We will not yield.”
“How dare you, Mr. Speaker?” she continued, calling it a “hijacking of the process.”
“The trickery that is being evidenced by this morning is tantamount to a criminal offense,” Butler added.
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