Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) and the nephew of former President George W. Bush announced on Thursday that he is “seriously considering” running against state Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) in the 2022 election.
Bush in an interview with Dallas radio host Mark Davis slammed Paxton, who has garnered criticism amid an FBI investigation for alleged abuse of office and bribery.
“There have been some serious allegations levied against the current attorney general,” Bush said, according to the Texas Tribune. “Personally I think that the top law enforcement official in Texas needs to be above reproach.”
He also stated that a challenge to Paxton would not be based on “conservative credentials,” but on how the current Texas AG has handled his role, the outlet noted.
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