Governor Abbott endorses Hillary Hickland (Audio)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott came to Temple, Texas on Friday to deliver a full-throated endorsement for Hillary Hickland, who is challenging long-time incumbent Hugh Shine in the Texas House, District 55.
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Here is the governor’s speech, in its entirety, followed by Hickland’s response.
There was a police presence outside the downtown Main Street restaurant where the event was held. The crowd was too large for the room, and some were asked to step outside due to occupancy regulations.
While outside they may have seen, and some even clashed with anti-Trump demonstrators, over such things as abortion. One woman carried a sign that read: “I can smell Donald Trump.”
Inside, the crowd for Hillary Hickland was enthusiastic. She will be facing Shine, Davis Ford and perhaps others in what may become a crowded primary.
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