Desperate Times: Abbott Relies On One-Term, Twice-Impeached, Disgraced Ex-President Because GOP Has Nothing Better to Offer

AUSTIN, Texas — Today’s huddle between Trump and Abbott proves what we already knew: the GOP has nothing constructive to offer, so Texas Republicans are continuing to look to the past — relying on a one-term, twice impeached, disgraced ex-president as the face of the struggling party.

All throughout the spring legislative session, Republicans did nothing to resolve the serious issues facing Texans and instead dedicated precious legislative time to attacking our communities and our rights. The GOP clearly cannot come up with a single positive solution to offer Texans, and they are embarrassing themselves. As Abbott parades around South Texas with Donald Trump, the news broke today that the disgraced ex-president:

Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa issued the following statement:

“Texas Republicans continue to make our state a laughingstock. Texans are facing serious, pressing challenges, from our ongoing pandemic recovery to our dangerous, disaster-prone power grid, but apparently, our governor can’t find anything better to do than parade around with a disgraced alleged criminal — the first president to be impeached twice. Governor Abbott, if you actually care about Texans, you’ll drop what you’re doing right now and go fix our grid. The clock is ticking on the 2022 elections, and you can bet Texas Democrats are ready to vote Republicans out.”