Republican Mayra Flores rejected from all-Democratic Hispanic caucus

Posted on AllSides October 27th, 2022
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Michael Gonzalez for The Texas Tribune

U.S. Rep. Mayra Flores cried foul Wednesday after getting rejected from the most influential Hispanic group of lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

Flores, R-Los Indios, tweeted Wednesday that she’d been denied membership in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, decrying the decision as evidence of “bias towards conservative Latinas that don’t fit their narrative or ideology.”

“As the first Mexican-born American Congresswoman, I thought the Hispanic Caucus would be open in working together,” Flores said in the tweet expressing her disappointment.

The caucus is entirely made up of Democrats — including five from...

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