Greg Abbott

The latest on Greg Abbott. A Republican, Abbott is the current governor of Texas. He was first elected governor in 2014 and reelected in 2018. Before that he served as the state's attorney general from 2002 to 2015. In 1995 then Governor George W. Bush appointed him as a justice to the Texas Supreme Court.

Why Would Texas Fight to Secede When They've Already Won the War?

After all, without Texas' 40 electoral votes, double-digit House of Representatives delegation edge and two GOP senators, the national Republican Party would immediately lose any chance at a majority. So, if Texas wants to leave and take the political fortunes of the increasingly radicalized GOP with it, who on the left would stand in their way?