Trump tweets support for top Texas Republicans
February 28, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted his support for eight top Texas Republicans ahead of the state's primary next week.
On Twitter on Tuesday, Trump encouraged "all of my many Texas friends" to vote for Gov. Greg Abbott, Sen. Ted Cruz, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, and Attorney General Ken Paxton.
All are favored in the March 6 primary, though Paxton has been indicted on felony securities fraud charges.
Hours later, Trump tweeted an endorsement for Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, saying that Bush "backed me when it wasn't the politically correct thing to do." That's a...
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