See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

In video, Rep. Ronny Jackson yells profanities at Texas trooper, is put on ground

Posted on AllSides August 15th, 2023
From The Left
Texas Department of Public Safety / Screenshot by NPR

Rep. Ronny Jackson shouted profanities and cursed at Texas troopers during a disagreement at a rodeo in late July — as seen in police footage of the incident that the Texas Department of Public Safety recently released.

Jackson and others were trying to help a girl apparently experiencing seizures. But officials say he ignored orders to move back as emergency responders arrived and wound up in handcuffs.

Jackson disputes that version of events, saying he wasn't told to step away.

Read full story

AllSides Picks

More News about Politics from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right