Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Gov. Greg Abbott. Patrick brushed aside speculation of a 2018 gubernatorial run at the end of Texas’ last legislative session, insisting he’d never challenge his “close friend” and fellow Republican Greg Abbott. But more than 18 months after that declaration to reporters, Patrick has meticulously moved to the governor’s right on many issues that GOP primary voters hold dear.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Gov. Greg Abbott. Patrick brushed aside speculation of a 2018 gubernatorial run at the end of Texas’ last legislative session, insisting he’d never challenge his “close friend” and fellow Republican Greg Abbott. But more than 18 months after that declaration to reporters, Patrick has meticulously moved to the governor’s right on many issues that GOP primary voters hold dear.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Gov. Greg Abbott. Patrick brushed aside speculation of a 2018 gubernatorial run at the end of Texas’ last legislative session, insisting he’d never challenge his “close friend” and fellow Republican Greg Abbott. But more than 18 months after that declaration to reporters, Patrick has meticulously moved to the governor’s right on many issues that GOP primary voters hold dear.

Will Dan Patrick run against Greg Abbott for governor in 2018?

December 28, 2016 03:40 PM