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    Former President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday he will be visiting the border with Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on June 30. Trump released a statement saying he had accepted Abbott's invitation and tore into the Biden-Harris administration for dismantling 'the strongest, safest, and most secure border in U.S. history' under his administration.  He announced plans for the trip days...
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    Former President Donald Trump announced in a statement Tuesday that he will be visiting the southern border later this month. In his statement, the former president indicated that he had accepted Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s invitation to join Abbott during his scheduled visit to the southern border on Wednesday June 30. #BREAKING: On June 30, former President Donald Trump...
                      by Eric Lendrum  Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R-Texas) announced on Thursday that the state of Texas will take action on its own to address the worsening border crisis, including by building its own border wall and taking extra steps to arrest illegal aliens who are released by federal border authorities,...
    Texas Governor Greg Abbott has announced plans to build a wall along the state's  southern border with Mexico. The Republican made the announcement during a press conference at the 'Border Security Summit' in Del Rio, and said he would discuss the plan further next week. 'We have to build a border [wall]. I've been down here talking to the people...
    Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott Fresh off threatening to further displace vulnerable children who fled from Central America to the U.S. in search of asylum, full-time troll and part-time Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is now claiming he’ll complete the previous president’s useless and racist border wall and will order local law enforcement to begin arresting migrants who have crossed into the state.  Houston...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced his state has allocated $1 billion in its fiscal year budget toward border security, telling "The Ingraham Angle" on Thursday he will use part of that money to resume the construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall started by Donald Trump but hastily halted by President Biden. Abbott, joining the program from the border near Del...
    AUSTIN, Texas -- Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday that Texas will build a border wall along the state's boundary with Mexico - but provided no details on where or when.Abbott declared his plans during a press conference in Del Rio. He said he would discuss the plans next week. The Biden administration issued a proclamation that stopped border wall construction...
    Del Rio, Texas (CNN)Texas will begin building its own border wall and next week will begin arresting migrants who trespass on private property, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday."Change is needed to fix the border crisis," Abbott said.The order was one of several new initiatives announced by Abbott during the Border Security Summit, including appropriating $1 billion for border security,...
    Republican Gov. Greg Abbott said he will soon reveal a plan to construct a wall along Texas’s border with Mexico. Abbott made the announcement on Thursday at a “border security summit” in the border city of Del Rio, which was attended by law enforcement officers, county judges, and mayors. “I will announce next week the plan for the...
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    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed two bills on Tuesday aimed at strengthening the state’s power grid after the deadly winter storm in February.  "During the winter storm, too many Texans were left without heat or power for days on end, and I immediately made reforming [Electric Reliability Council of Texas] and weatherizing the power system emergency items," Abbott said in...
    Vaccine passports have been banned in Texas to ensure people 'have the freedom to go where you want without limits,' the governor announced - following an example set by the Republican governors of Florida and Alabama. Greg Abbott, governor since 2015, signed the bill into law on Monday. 'Texas is open 100 per cent, and we want to make sure...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill into law preventing businesses from mandating "vaccine passports." Abbott signed the legislation on Monday, expanding his previous ban on vaccine passports, which did not affect the private sector. “Texas is open 100%, and we want to make sure that you have the freedom to go where you want without limits,” he said before...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed a measure on Monday banning the use of vaccine passports in the Lone Star State, joining other GOP-led states, such as Alabama and Florida, which have taken similar action. “Texas is open 100 percent, and we want to make sure that you have the freedom to go where you want without limits,” Abbott said...
    Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued a disaster declaration amid the growing flood of poor economic migrants invited to the United States by President Joe Biden. “President Biden’s open-border policies have paved the way for dangerous gangs and cartels, human traffickers, and deadly drugs like fentanyl to pour into our communities,” said the June 1 statement from Abbott’s office. The...
    Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for reelection, easing the Republican’s path to a third term and keeping his options for a 2024 White House bid alive. Support for Trump among grassroots Republicans remains sky high, and his decision to back Abbott should keep at bay any challengers the second-term governor might face in the GOP...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) sharply criticized President Joe Biden for mischaracterizing Republican legislative efforts to prioritize election integrity, telling the Dallas Morning News that he suspects Biden “doesn’t have a clue” what is in the Lone Star State’s legislation. “I wouldn’t be surprised if Biden criticized the Senate bill without even having ever read it,” Abbott told the outlet...
    MSNBC is facing criticism over an on-screen graphic reading 'Texas Two Step' that appeared over an image of Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who uses a wheelchair. Known in the industry as a chyron or lower third, the graphic appeared on Tuesday's episode of Andrea Mitchell Reports during a teaser for a segment on Texas Republicans' push for tougher election laws. ...
    Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott clapped back at President Joe Biden for calling GOP election reform bills 'un-American' by pointing out that Texas currently has more early voting hours than Delaware.   'The voter law in the state of Texas is far more accommodative and provides far more hours to vote than it does in President Biden's home state of Delaware,...
    Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott responded to President Joe Biden’s criticism of his state’s voting integrity legislation, saying the president probably didn’t even read the bill. “I wouldn’t be surprised if Biden criticized the Senate bill without even having ever read it,” Gov. Greg Abbott told The Dallas Morning News in an interview Tuesday evening. “I bet he doesn’t have...
                      by Andrew Trunsky  Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday that he would veto funding for his state’s legislature after Democrats delayed the passage of an expansive elections bill. Democrats in the state House quietly left the floor late Sunday with just hours to spare in the legislative session, preventing the bill...
    Former President TrumpDonald TrumpBill that would mandate Asian-American history lessons in Illinois schools heads to governor's desk Five things to know about the new spotlight on UFOs Biden shows little desire to reverse Trump's Cuba policies MORE has thrown his support behind Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R-Texas) reelection bid as the governor finds himself embroiled in a fight with Texas Democrats over a...
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    Former President Donald Trump gave Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) his “Complete and Total Endorsement for re-election” as Texas governor on Tuesday. In the endorsement, Trump said, “Greg Abbott is a fighter and a Great Governor for the incredible people of Texas.” “No Governor has done more to secure the Border and keep our communities safe than Governor Abbott,” Trump added....
    MSNBC received backlash on Tuesday for airing a chyron during "Andrea Mitchell Reports" which said "Texas Two Step" while showing a picture of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, R., who is in a wheelchair, in a teaser for the upcoming segment Texas' controversial new election bill. "WHAT THE HELL is this MSNBC???" asked "Ruthless" podcast host Comfortably Smug on Twitter. "Making...
    Former President Donald Trump endorsed Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott Tuesday for his re-election in 2022. “Greg Abbott is a fighter and a Great Governor for the incredible people of Texas,” the former President wrote in a statement. Trump went on to tout Abbott’s record on several issues, including border security, the Second Amendment, and the economy. “No Governor has...
    (CBSDFW.COM) – Former President Donald Trump endorsed Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday, June 1. Abbott is up for re-election in 2022 and already has a primary opponent in former Texas Senator Don Huffines. In a statement, former President Trump said, “Greg Abbott is a fighter and a Great Governor for the incredible people of Texas. No Governor has done...
    AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Governor Greg Abbott signed several pieces of legislation into law on Tuesday, June 1, that “will stop cities from defunding the police and enhance penalties for criminal activities that interfere with or harm law enforcement.” The Governor made preventing cities from defunding the police an emergency item this session. (Credit: Office Of The Governor) The Governor...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott warned Democratic lawmakers that he could strip them of their pay for walking out of the state Legislature over a voting reform bill. “No pay for those who abandon their responsibilities. Stay tuned,” the Republican governor tweeted Monday, the day after Democratic lawmakers intentionally walked out of the legislative chamber to block a Republican-backed bill. “I...
    Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday that he would veto funding for his state’s legislature after Democrats delayed the passage of an expansive elections bill. Democrats in the state House quietly left the floor late Sunday with just hours to spare in the legislative session, preventing the bill from coming up for a vote. If signed into law, Senate...
    TEXAS Governor Greg Abbott threatened to strip state Democrats of their pay after a walkout blocked a new voting rights bill from passing. Abbott accused the Democrats of "abandoning" their responsibilities by preventing the vote that state Republicans claim will provide "election integrity." 4Gov Greg Abbott threatened to strip state Dems of their payCredit: AP 4Abbott said the lawmakers abandoned...
    A restrictive voting bill in Texas that was on the verge of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk failed to pass Sunday night after Democrats walked out of the House chamber before a midnight deadline. TEXAS MAN ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED TERROR PLOT AFTER PLANNING MASS SHOOTING AT WALMART Gov. Greg Abbott talks about the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine at a UPS...
    Texas Senate Bill 12 (SB12), the law that would regulate tech companies as common carriers in the Lone Star State, stalled at the end of the legislative session this week due to Democrat delaying tactics, leading to jubilation from Big Tech’s paid lobbyists. The bill could still pass if Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) adds it to an upcoming special...
    If you’ve been following the latest onslaught of anti-trans legislation closely, you likely already know that Texas lawmakers have been pushing more than one exclusionary, hateful bill aimed at hurting trans folks. Mind you, Texas Republicans are far from alone in this mission. In fact, families of trans youth in a number of states, including Arkansas, are planning to leave...
    TEXAS Governor Greg Abbott is in the news due to a series of controversial bills currently traversing his desk. Yet, his family life is a relatively sedate one. 5She was adopted Who is Greg Abbott's daughter Audrey Abbott? Audrey Abbott is the adopted daughter of Governor Greg Abbott and his wife, Cecilia Phalen Abbott. Little is known about Audrey's...
    VIDEO4:1204:12Miami police chief on the state of policing one year after George Floyd's deathThe News with Shepard Smith Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo stressed Tuesday that police departments across the nation do not support a Texas gun bill that would allow adults to carry a handgun without having a background check, license and training. "From chiefs to sheriffs to police...
    Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX) praised the Second Amendment Sanctuary legislation now headed to his desk by saying, “Don’t mess with Texas.” State Rep. Shelby Slawson (R) tweeted that the Second Amendment Sanctuary legislation, which state Rep. Justin Holland (R) sponsored, passed Monday night and is now headed to Abbott’s desk. Abbott anticipated the passage of the Second Amendment Sanctuary legislation, tweeting...
    Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday on Fox News that cities that defund the police will face financial consequences. Fox News host Harris Faulkner mentioned that Democrat-run Austin, Texas, had dramatically reduced police funding in August 2020. Police took 16 minutes to respond to a shooting there Sunday morning, and the president of the Austin Police Association said that...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott vowed on Tuesday to "defund" cities that restrict law enforcement funding and expressed interest in signing a bill into law that would make it more difficult for localities to limit police budgets in the Lone Star State. The legislation, which passed the Senate but was delayed in the House on Monday, would require cities and...
    TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Governor Greg Abbott has signed a Resolution naming the 1847 Colt Walker pistol the official handgun of Texas. Invented by Captain Samuel Walker of the Texas Rangers and Colt Walker, a firearms designer, the handgun was the gun of choice for U.S. soldiers during the Mexican-American War from 1846-1848 and was America’s first six-shooter, meaning it can hold...
    Texas Governor Greg Abbott has vowed to sign a bill into law that would punish the  Lone State's largest cities if they decide to follow Austin and defund their local police departments. In a tweet sent out on Sunday, the Republican governor cited a shooting incident in Austin, where it allegedly took police officers 16 minutes to respond to the crime...
    Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is urging lawmakers to finish the work regarding constitutional carry and get the bill to his desk as the Texas legislative session nears its close. On May 21, Abbott tweeted, “Constitutional carry is moving in the Texas legislature. The strongest Second Amendment legislation in Texas history. Let’s get it to my desk for signing.” Abbott’s tweet followed...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott celebrated his state's declining COVID-19 numbers, appearing to vindicate his controversial decision to reopen the economy months earlier than most of the country. The Republican governor defended his handling of the pandemic, despite criticism from Democrats, including President Joe Biden, who referred to Abbott's opening of the economy as "Neanderthal thinking." TEXAS-SENATE APPROVED MEASURE...
    Abbott didn't have a coronavirus team. He had a "Strike Force to Open Texas." When Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed an executive order this week banning counties and cities from enacting or enforcing mask mandates—and threatening any official who tries to enforce a mandate with a $1,000 fine—it was actually a repeat. One year earlier, Abbott issued another order forbidding...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Wednesday signed the “heartbeat” bill into law, banning abortion in the state once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. The heartbeat bill is now LAW in the Lone Star State. This bill ensures the life of every unborn child with a heartbeat will be saved from the ravages of abortion. Thank you...
    TEXAS Governor Greg Abbott signed a law today banning abortion from as early as six weeks, even if a woman has been raped. The law puts Texas in line with more than a dozen other states that ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected. 3Governor Greg Abbott signed a law to ban abortion from as early as six...
    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas became the largest state Wednesday with a law that bans abortions before many women even know they are pregnant, but with a unique provision that essentially leaves enforcement to private citizens through lawsuits against doctors or anyone who helps a woman get an abortion.The law signed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott puts Texas in line with...