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2024 Texas Elections

Donald Trump endorses challenger to Republican Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan

Phelan’s reelection campaign has become a referendum on the power of the far-right faction of the state Republican Party.

President Donald Trump speaks at an event at the South Texas International Airport in Edinburg, on Nov. 19, 2023, after Gov. Greg Abbott announced his endorsement of President Trump. “We need Donald J. Trump back as our president of the United States of America,” the governor proclaimed.

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Politics State government 2024 elections Dade Phelan Dan Patrick