“The Department of Justice has completed the conversion from a vote protector to a vote suppressor. By completely reversing its position on the discriminatory Texas voter ID law, the Trump/Sessions DOJ is now openly hostile to the notion of African Americans and Hispanics fairly participating in elections in Texas – and likely anywhere else in the country.
“We’ve had Republican Justice Departments who failed to adequately enforce our voting laws. But, the Trump/Sessions DOJ is the first to overtly attack and attempt to dismantle the Voting Rights Act. The Trump/Sessions DOJ is now openly lining up with the forces who engage in intentional discrimination.”