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Texas Gov Greg Abbott tweeted in 2015 that he was 'embarrassed' that Texas was No. 2 in gun purchases and told Texans to 'pick up the pace'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

In this June 8, 2021, file photo, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at a news conference in Austin, Texas. AP Photo/Eric Gay, File
A 2015 tweet by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott about guns has resurfaced following a Texas school shooting.
Abbott wrote that he was "embarrassed" at how Texas had fallen behind California in gun purchases.
The governor's critics are bringing up the tweet again in the wake of a deadly school shooting.
A 7-year-old tweet on gun ownership by Texas Governor Greg Abbott has resurfaced in light of an elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday that left at least 19...
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