Texas Rep. Chip Roy under fire for referencing lynching during anti-Asian violence congressional hearing
Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) is under fire for comments he made during a congressional hearing on discrimination and violence against Asian Americans in the United States. That’s what we believe.”"There's old sayings in Texas about find all the rope in Texas and get a tall oak tree. Chip Roy glorified lynching at a hearing on violence against Asians. Following the House hearing, Roy defended his comments and said that, despite the backlash, he doesn’t regret his statements. No apologies.”AdThe hearing was held for discussion on how Asian Americans have faced discrimination both historically and since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.