Category: Abbott

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Moves Forward to Reopen State
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Moves Forward to Reopen State

MARK FELIX/AFP /AFP via Getty Images Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is charging forward with the state’s reopening process, announcing that businesses in 19 of 22 regions will be permitted to expand capacity next week. On Thursday, Abbott announced he is allowing businesses in most areas of the state, including restaurants, retail stores, and gyms, to…

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott First in U.S. to Halt Refugee Flow Into His State
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott First in U.S. to Halt Refugee Flow Into His State

Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) is the first governor in the United States to halt refugee resettlement in his state, a move that comes as the state has been inundated over the last three decades with mass immigration. For Fiscal Year 2020, President Donald Trump will continue cutting refugee admissions by reducing former President Barack Obama’s refugee…

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Abbott on ‘God Put You in a Wheelchair’ Tweet: God Helped Me ‘Persevere’
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Abbott on ‘God Put You in a Wheelchair’ Tweet: God Helped Me ‘Persevere’

Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott responded to a tweet mocking him for using a wheelchair after a Twitter user suggested that God caused his disability. “Never quit. Never give up. Overcome any challenge,” Abbott initially posted Friday, with a GIF of a black man scaling up a rock-climbing wall in a wheelchair. Never quit Never give upOvercome…

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