Gov. Greg Abbott's campaign described the buy as the first investment in a fall ad blitz. His latest campaign finance report also showed he had nearly $30 million in his campaign fund as of last month.
In an interview Sunday, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee accused Abbott of "trying to find favor" with Trump, particularly on issues related to the border. "He’s just following in Trump’s footsteps," she said.
Texas Democrats face a true juggernaut in this year's race for governor, and they'll need a juggernaut of their own to pull it off. Last week's debate illustrated how much work they'll have to do to compete.