Former President Donald Trump endorsed incumbent Republican Ken Paxton for Texas attorney general over challenger George P. Bush on Monday.
Paxton has served as Texas attorney general since his first election in 2014. His challenger, Bush, had previously attempted to court Trump’s endorsement shortly after announcing his run for the office in June. While Trump has had a strained relationship with the Bush family in recent years, he had said earlier in 2021 that he does “like” this youngest Bush
“Attorney General Ken Paxton has been bravely on the front line in the fight for Texas, and America, against the vicious and very dangerous Radical Left Democrats, and the foolish and unsuspecting RINOs that are destroying our Country,” Trump wrote. “Ken is strong on Crime, Border Security, the Second Amendment, Election Integrity and, above all, our Constitution.” more