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Will Hurd of Texas fails to qualify for first GOP presidential debate

Anemic poll numbers barred him from the debate stage, but Hurd also fell short of another requirement by declining to pledge his support for the eventual Republican nominee: “I will not sign a blood oath to Donald Trump.”

Former U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, speaks at The Texas Tribune Festival in Austin on Sept. 22, 2022.

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