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The Governor of Texas will no longer attend the NRA convention and will visit Uvalde instead.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott will appear at the National Rifle Association convention in Houston this weekend after a mass shooting at an elementary school in Yuvarde, Texas, killed 21 people earlier this week. Cancel.

News promotion: Abbott was “pre-recorded” at the convention instead after faced with criticism that he was planning to attend the annual meeting, which was scheduled to speak with former President Donald Trump and Senator Ted Cruz. “Video remarks” will be provided. Houston Chronicle..

  • He also travels to Yuvarde for a press conference and talks about “state resources available to those affected by the shootings at Robb Elementary School.” report..
  • This is his second press conference dealing with a shooting that killed 19 children.

Flashback: Texas Democratic Governor Beto O’Rourke Tweet On Wednesday, “Governor Abbott, if you have good sense, you will soon withdraw from this weekend’s NRA tournament and urge them to hold it outside of Texas.”

Notable: Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick has also canceled his speech at the NRA convention. Dallas Morning News..

“After praying and discussing with NRA staff, I decided not to speak at NRA breakfast this morning.” Patrick said in a statement Posted by political consultant Allen Blakemore.

“This is the time to focus on the family first and foremost,” he said.

Around reportTexas State Senators John Cornyn and Dan Crenshaw will also not attend the convention.

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https://www.deseret.com/2022/5/27/23144479/texas-governor-cancels-attending-nra-convention-visit-uvalde-instead-ted-cruz-texas-shooting The Governor of Texas will no longer attend the NRA convention and will visit Uvalde instead.

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