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Abbott endorses Trump and fails to speak out against his anti-Hispanic insults and attacks


While running for Governor in 2014, Greg Abbott told highly respected McAllen Monitor Editor Carlos Sanchez that as Governor he would take anti-Hispanic comments personally and hold all other Republicans accountable for any anti-Hispanic views and speech.  Abbott said: 

on His Supporters

Yesterday, Ken Paxton released a video message to supporters that takes the same dishonest con job approach that got him indicted in the first place.

Lt. Governor Dan Patrick ducks real Texas problems by bringing fake outrage to Fort Worth

Dan Patrick has decided to grandstand a Fort Worth school board meeting last night.  He will show up to bully local school children, their parents and school officials over a nonexistent controversy on transgender issues.

Neither Greg Abbott nor any other Texas Republican leader has called on Paxton to resign or step aside

On nearly a weekly basis, Texans learn more about the unethical, incompetent and/or illegal actions of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

Ken Paxton tells Tea Party activists he is being investigated by the IRS and then insists to the press that he is not

Yesterday, Ken Paxton engaged in a furious debate – with himself – over whether or not he is being investigated by the IRS or had his bank accounts shut down.  

Paxton now being prosecuted in both federal and state court

Earlier today, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed a formal complaint in Federal District Court in Sherman, Texas charging that Texas AG Paxton engaged in securities fraud. Paxton is already being prosecuted in state court in Collin County, Texas for violations of Texas securities law.

New hire reinforces Cruz reputation for dirty tricks

When news broke yesterday about new staff hires among statewide Republicans in Texas the focus was primarily on Ken Paxton naming ideologue Jeff Mateer as First Assistant Attorney General. The Mateer hire is newsworthy, and we’ll have much more on him in later reports.

Fellow Republicans despise Ted Cruz, but they are in a panic over Donald Trump

Earlier today, 2012 GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney launched a verbal assault on Donald Trump, slamming him as "a phony" and "a fraud" who is "playing the American public for suckers."

Cruz criticizes Trump’s tolerance for the KKK, but ignores Greg Abbott’s

After Donald Trump failed to disavow the endorsement of white supremacist and former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke, Ted Cruz immediately tweeted out:

LSP detailed Paxton land flip scheme in 2015

News reports have confirmed that two additional criminal prosecutors have been assigned to investigate Ken Paxton’s potentially illegal involvement in a shady Collin County land scheme. The prosecutors will look into a series of transactions that could show Paxton using insider information to personally profit from the exchange and sale of land to Collin County.

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