Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX) got a Lincoln Project advertisement pulled from nationalist television, and present the radical volition record an morals ailment against the governor.
The Lincoln Project said successful a connection provided to PoliticusUSA:
In September, The Lincoln Project produced an advertisement captious of Governor Greg Abbott‘s effect to the COVID-19 pandemic. The PAC purchased airtime done ESPN connected the Longhorn Network during a UT-Austin shot game. Moments earlier kickoff, the University informed The Lincoln Project that they would not tally the commercial — claiming an undisclosed argumentation against moving governmental advertisements.
In October, the precise adjacent month, the University granted entree to Darryl K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium to extremist media outlet Breitbart for an exclusive interrogation with the Texas politician — an interrogation during which the Governor dispersed misinformation astir vaccines and attacked nationalist wellness officials for prescribing mandates.
The Lincoln Project has filed a Freedom of Information petition with the University of Texas astatine Austin and Greg Abbott’s authoritative bureau to find if immoderate communications were made betwixt the schoolhouse and those wrong the Governor’s bureau successful regards to blocking the advertisement captious of the Governor. Additionally, The Lincoln Project volition beryllium filing a ailment with the Texas Ethics Commission against Abbott for misuse of authoritative clip and resources successful furtherance of his re-election campaign.
Greg Abbott Abused The Power Of His Office
It appears that Greg Abbott abused his powerfulness arsenic politician to support an advertisement that was captious of him disconnected the aerial crossed the United States. Abbott was capable to get the advertisement bargain killed by exerting the power of his bureau implicit the University of Texas.
The Lincoln Project isn’t dropping the matter, and their ailment shows their willingness to weed retired the corruption and Trump power successful the Republican Party.
In America close now, it is nary longer astir Republican versus Democrat, but it is present a conflict betwixt those who privation to destruct and those trying to prevention democracy.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is besides a White House Press Pool and a Congressional analogous for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree successful Political Science. His postgraduate enactment focused connected nationalist policy, with a specialization successful societal betterment movements.
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