EDINGURG, Texas — Texas Governor Greg Abbott endorsed former President Donald Trump in his race to become Republican nominee for President of the United States.
“You need new president,” Abbott said to the mayors of New York, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. on Sunday. “Joe Biden has failed at national security. We need a president that will secure the border.”
“We need Donald J. Trump back as our president of the United States of America,” Abbott said. “I’m here today to officially proclaim my endorsement for Donald J. Trump to be President of the United States of America, again.”
Trump responded, saying to Abbott, “I am going to make your job much easier. We love Texas.”
The endorsement came as President Trump and Governor Abbott served tamales to Texas Department of Public Safety troopers and National Guard Soldiers and Airmen in a pre-Thanksgiving meal. The troopers and Guardsmen are assigned to border security duty under Abbott’s Operation Lone Star.
Abbott becomes the fifth governor to endorse the former president during the 2024 Republican primary and joins Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Attorney General Ken Paxton, Land Commissioner…
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