Texas Gov. Abbott touts border security in major ad blitz ahead of GOP primary
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas is spotlighting his efforts over the past year to beef up security at the Lone Star State's southern border with Mexico in his closing campaign commercial ahead of the state's March 1 primary.
The ad, which was shared first with Fox News on Thursday, will start running this weekend, ahead the kickoff on Monday of nearly two weeks of early voting.
The conservative governor, who’s running this year for a third four-year term steering Texas, is facing multiple Republican primary challenges from the right.