SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — Governor Greg Abbott has received some high profile help in his re-election bid.
Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Abbott in the race that will be decided in November of 2022.
Trump released the following statement when announcing his support for Abbott:
“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. Greg is a staunch defender of the Second Amendment and has made Texas a Second Amendment Sanctuary State. Texas has become a job-creating machine, and our partnership helped restore America’s economic power and success. Greg is also very tough on crime, fully supports the brave men and women of Law Enforcement, and is all in on Election Integrity. Governor Greg Abbott will continue to be a great leader for the Lone Star State, and has my Complete and Total Endorsement for re-election. He will never let you down!”
– Donald Trump
The statement was retweeted by Abbott who said he was proud of the work they had done together and called Trump a “great friend of Texas”.
The former President endorsed Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick last month.