In Congress, Doggett votes by proxy, Carter does not

In Congress, Doggett votes by proxy, Carter does not

WASHINGTON — U.S. Reps. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, and John Carter, R-Round Rock, both missed floor votes this week, but due to a historic rule change sparked by the pandemic, Doggett opted to vote by proxy while Carter, who stuck with GOP leaders opposed to proxies, did not.Instead, Carter was recorded as a no-show.Both Doggett, 73, and Carter, 78, are at a higher risk of dangerous coronavirus infection because of their ages. In addition, Carter has an underlying […]
Source: Statesman

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