Greg Abbott

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced new executive orders listing the US Army Corps of Engineers and the state are putting up a 250-bed field hospital at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in downtown Dallas during a press conference at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Sunday, March 29, 2020. The space can expand to nearly 1,400 beds. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News/Pool)
Abbott Takes Bold Action On America’s Unsecured Door Epidemic
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How The NRA Evolved From Backing A Ban On Machine Guns To Blocking Almost All Gun Restrictions Today
The NRA’s more than 150-year history spans three distinct eras.
Abbott Will Send Video Address To NRA Convention Instead Of Going In-Person
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Where Things Stand: The Dark, Familiar Parallels Found In The NRA Response To Columbine
This is your TPM evening briefing.

Just a few days after gunmen entered Columbine High School in 1999 and murdered 13 students and adults, the National Rifle Association found itself in a situation darkly similar to what we’re seeing play out this week.

At the time, the gun group had plans to hold their annual national gathering just a few days after the school shooting that rocked a generation of Americans. And it was set to take place a few miles away from the scene of the massacre, in Denver.

As is the case today, NRA leaders ultimately opted to carry on with the planned convention, concerned that canceling it would rob officials of the opportunity to own the organization’s response to the tragedy, which was the deadliest school shooting during that decade in America.

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Texas GOPers Scheduled To Attend NRA Convention In Houston
INSIDE: Fake GOP Election Audits ... 'Great Replacement' ... Psaki
Where Things Stand: Abbott Says 14 Children And One Teacher Killed In School Shooting
This is your TPM evening briefing.

Just days after New York state was rocked by a devastating mass shooting in Buffalo where 10 people were killed by a white gunman, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) confirmed this afternoon that more than a dozen children were murdered in a school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

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