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Texas Gov. Abbott Faces Criticism Over Fundraising Letter Using Similar Rhetoric As El Paso Shooter

WorldNews Friday, 23 August 2019
Texas Gov. Abbott Faces Criticism Over Fundraising Letter Using Similar Rhetoric As El Paso ShooterDemocrats and immigration advocates are criticizing Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott for a fundraising letter sent the day before the El Paso shooting for containing similar wording as the manifesto left by the shooter railing against illegal immigrants, according to The Texas Tribune. Abbott's fundraising letter was sent on August 2, one day before the massacre at the Texas Walmart, which said Texans needed to "DEFEND" the state at the border and warned against “Just three weeks in June, 45,000 illegal immigrants were apprehended crossing the Mexican border into Texas!” said the letter. “That amounts to the entire population of Galveston – every three weeks. In just six months, we’d add...
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