Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick pledged to end tenure for college professors who teach critical race theory in response to the Faculty Council at the University of Texas approving a resolution to give professors the freedom to do so.

Texas Lt. Gov Dani Patrick, a Republican who blamed unvaccinated Black people for spreading the pandemic in a racist statement that has been widely debunked, tested positive for COVID-19.

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is facing widespread backlash over his belief the surge of COVID-19 cases in Texas can be blamed on unvaccinated African Americans.