Greg Abbott is the governor of Texas. He is a conservative right-wing Republican.
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After Conspiracy Theorists Asked, Abbott Used The Texas Guard To Monitor Federal Military Exercises. “Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the Texas Guard to monitor federal military exercises in Texas after some citizens have lit up the Internet saying the maneuvers are actually the prelude to martial law.” [Dallas Morning News, 4/28/15]
Republican Lawmaker Slammed Abbott For “Pandering To Idiots.” “A former Republican state lawmaker wrote a scathing letter to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Thursday that slammed him for “pandering to idiots” who believe that a planned U.S. military exercise is cover for a forcible takeover of the state.” [Talking Points Memo, 5/1/15]