Greg Abbott Ad Warns Texans That Lupe Valdez Would Imitate California on Immigration

AUSTIN -- We know Gov. Greg Abbott loves Fox News.He apparently loves the way the cable news channel covers his likely fall opponent, Lupe Valdez.And Abbott obviously would like to define her, even before she nails down the Democratic nomination, as an immigration soft-liner.Throw Fox News, Valdez and immigration into a blender, and voilà.You have a new 30-second web ad, posted by Abbott's re-election campaign late Tuesday.It returns to the exchange of barbs a few years ago between Valdez, who was Dallas County sheriff, and Abbott, who was the state's new Republican governor, over the ideal jail-detention policies for unauthorized immigrants who are alleged to have committed crimes. That quickly segued into very public disagreement between the two over last year's sanctuary cities bill.  Continue reading...

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