Responding to Slowdown Accusation, Egolf Quotes Bible

Brian Egolf
Capitol Report New Mexico - Republicans in the Roundhouse say Democrats are dragging their feet in this special legislative session. Democrats insist they’re hard at work. The debate continued Tuesday (Sept. 13) on the floor of the House of Representatives, with Rep. Rick Little (R-Chaparral) saying, “I didn’t come here just for redistricting. There’s other work to do.” Rep. Thomas Garcia (D-Ocate) responded by saying, “Last night my wife said, ‘If you’re not doing anything, why are you getting home so late?”
A few minutes earlier, Rep. Brian Egolf (D-Santa Fe) accused Republicans of parroting “political talking points from the fourth floor” (home of the office of Gov. Susana Martinez) and then said he had talking points from a higher power. Egolf then quoted the New Testament, Matthew 6:1-6:4, which warns against self-righteousness. Read full story here: News New Mexico



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