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Former President Donald Trump Endorses Texas Gov. Greg Abbott For Re-Election

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Abbott is up for re-election in 2022 and already has a primary opponent in former Texas Senator Don Huffines.

Video Transcript

- And in the last hour, former President Donald Trump announced his endorsement of Governor Abbott's as yet unannounced re-election. In a statement, the former president hailed Abbott as a staunch defender of the Second Amendment and is, quote, "all in on election integrity." Governor Abbott has not formally announced his re-election campaign. Dallas businessman Don Huffines, though, who has already filed to run in the Republican primary against Abbott, released a statement shortly after the endorsement, saying in part, "I am the clear Trump candidate," he says, "in the Texas governor's race."