Gregory Wayne Abbott (born November 13, 1957) is an American attorney who has served as the 48th governor of Texas since January 20, 2015. A member of the Republican Party, Abbott previously served as the 50th attorney general of Texas from 2002 to 2015. He is the third governor of any U.S. state to permanently use a wheelchair. He is also the first disabled governor in Texas history.
The blood on Ted Cruz’s hands from yesterday’s elementary school shooting in Texas is apparently not going to be enough to keep him from giving the NRA a resounding round of applause at their convention on Friday.Cruz has received over $175,000 dollars in donations from the NRA over the course of his political career.
Under Cruz’s senatorship, Texas has become the state with the highest number of gun deaths in the country, according to the CDC’s firearm mortality stats.
In the face of it all, the anti-LGBTQ seantor refuses to recognize the lethal implications of his massive gun lobby support.Related: Tomi Lahren said something stupid about yesterday’s school shooting and Twitter is NOT having itNow, even after this week’s shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas that left 19 children and two adults dead, Cruz and his fellow gun enthusiasts Greg Abbott and Donald Trump are still set to speak at the NRA convention in Houston this weekend.This convention not only celebrates gun ownership and open legislation, but it will also be a marketplace for weapons and ammunition, which is especially concerning for a state that no longer requires licenses or training for some gun owners.Related: Rep.