Texas Board Withdraws Pardon Recommendation For George Floyd

The withdrawn unanimous endorsement was for a 2004 drug arrest in Houston, where Floyd spent much of his life before he was murdered last year.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas board that had unanimously supported a posthumous pardon for George Floyd over a 2004 drug arrest in Houston backpedaled in an announcement Thursday, saying “procedural errors” were found in their recommendation months after leaving the decision to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.

The unusual reversal was announced by Abbott’s office two days before Christmas, around the time he typically doles out his annual pardons. Continue Reading

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