Gov. Abbott Endorses Former GOP Caucus Chair Despite Political Hit List Scandal

AUSTIN -- Lubbock Rep. Dustin Burrows is down. But he's not out. The former chair of the House Republican Caucus who just recently resigned for his role in an embarrassing, secretly recorded meeting with Speaker Dennis Bonnen and a GOP activist announced Wednesday evening he's running for re-election. And on Thursday morning, Gov. Greg Abbott offered his endorsement in a sign that he is unmoved by the recent allegations made by Empower Texans leader and GOP megadonor Michael Quinn Sullivan.   Continue reading...

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