Texas governor slammed after being caught on hot mic admitting his reopen order will worsen the pandemic
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (U.S. Air National Guard photo by 2nd Lt. Phil Fountain)

On Tuesday, leaked audio of a call with state lawmakers revealed that Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX) admitted his decision to lift lockdowns in Texas will cause more people to be infected with COVID-19.

Commenters on social media exploded with fury at Abbott's seeming lack of concern for the health of his constituents.