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After backlash, Abbott expresses some regret after labeling all Cleveland shooting victims “illegal immigrants”

The governor’s focus on immigration status, not the loss of life, draws rebukes from across the country.

Gov. Greg Abbott addresses the House floor on the opening day of the 88th Legislative Session at the state Capitol in Austin on Jan. 10, 2023.

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