Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX) obtained a Lincoln Challenge advert pulled from nationwide tv, and now the group will file an ethics criticism towards the governor.

The Lincoln Challenge stated in a press release offered to PoliticusUSA:

In September, The Lincoln Challenge produced an advert crucial of Governor Greg Abbott‘s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The PAC bought airtime via ESPN on the Longhorn Community throughout a UT-Austin soccer recreation. Moments earlier than kickoff, the College knowledgeable The Lincoln Challenge that they’d not run the commercial — claiming an undisclosed coverage towards operating political commercials.

In October, the very subsequent month, the College granted entry to Darryl Ok. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium to extremist media outlet Breitbart for an unique interview with the Texas governor — an interview throughout which the Governor unfold misinformation about vaccines and attacked public well being officers for prescribing mandates.


The Lincoln Challenge has filed a Freedom of Info request with the College of Texas at Austin and Greg Abbott’s official workplace to find out if any communications have been made between the college and people inside the Governor’s workplace with regard to blocking the advert crucial of the Governor. Moreover, The Lincoln Challenge shall be submitting a criticism with the Texas Ethics Fee towards Abbott for misuse of official time and assets in furtherance of his re-election marketing campaign.

Greg Abbott Abused The Energy Of His Workplace

It seems that Greg Abbott abused his energy as governor to maintain an advert that was crucial of him off the air throughout america. Abbott was capable of get the advert purchase killed by exerting the affect of his workplace over the College of Texas.

The Lincoln Project isn’t dropping the matter, and their criticism reveals their willingness to weed out the corruption and Trump affect within the Republican Celebration.

In America proper now, it’s now not about Republican versus Democrat, however it’s now a battle between those that need to destroy and people attempting to avoid wasting democracy.