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Opinion: Should Governor Greg Abbott Resign? Many Texans Say YES

Across the state and the nation, Greg Abbott has been criticized more brutally than any Texas governor in recent history. Although the recent poll shows he's leading by 49.5% compared to O'Rourke's 39.9%, many see him as an embarrassment and a threat. For the first time in his career, almost half of Texans want to see Gov. Abbott out of office.
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Greg Abbott tears into 'hypocrite' Mayor Adams for being 'upset about welcoming a few dozen migrants into to NYC': Texas Gov. says it's nothing compared to small southern towns being 'overrun'

Greg Abbott's office tore into Eric Adams after the New York City mayor called the influx of illegal immigrants being bused to the Big Apple 'horrific'. 'Mayor Adams is hypocritically upset about welcoming a few dozen into his sanctuary city,' the Texas GOP governor's Press Secretary Renae Eze said in reaction to the comments made by the mayor over the weekend.

Gov. Greg Abbott speaks before potential debate

HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — CBS4’s Sydney Hernandez interviewed Governor Greg Abbott to discuss immigration, school safety and a possible debate between Abbott and Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke. The first question for the governor began with his perspective on the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to end the...

NYC Mayor Eric Adams slams Texas Gov Greg Abbott for busing migrants as he asks for federal help

New York City Mayor Eric Adams has asked for assistance from the federal government as buses carrying migrants sent by Texas Governor Greg Abbott arrived in the city. In a tweet on Sunday, Mr Adams said the Texas governor “used innocent people as political pawns to manufacture a crisis”. “New Yorkers are stepping up to fix it — that’s our city’s values,” he said. “But we need the federal government’s help — money, technical assistance and more.”In April, Mr Abbott started the Lone Star Operation by sending buses with undocumented migrants arriving in Texas on the southern border to...

Governor Greg Abbott agrees to one debate with Beto O'Rourke

EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday he has agreed to debate Democratic opponent Beto O’Rourke on Sept. 30 in the Rio Grande Valley. O’Rourke said he would debate Abbott in the Valley but did not commit to the Sept. 30 debate. Without ruling it out entirely, he also called for three “town hall-style debates.”

New York City Mayor Eric Adams Condemns Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for Busing Migrants to NYC

New York City Mayor Eric Adams claimed migrants are being “forced” to take buses from Texas to New York City by Gov. Greg Abbott. According to Adams’ Office of Immigrant Affairs, 54 asylum seekers arrived in New York on Friday, and 14 more arrived Sunday on another bus sent by Abbott. CNN reports Abbott’s Office indicated New York City is now a designated “drop-off location on the busing strategy as part of Abbott’s response to the Biden administration’s open border policies overwhelming Texas communities,” Abbott’s office said in a statement released Friday announcing the arrival of the first bus.

Gov. Greg Abbott appoints officer indicted for misconduct during George Floyd protests to police regulatory agency

“Gov. Greg Abbott appoints officer indicted for misconduct during George Floyd protests to police regulatory agency” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. For the...