A successful Dallas businessman pledging to spend in the seven figures out of his own bank account to run for governor in 2018 should be a great get for Texas Democrats. Yet the party doesn’t seem to be getting behind Jeffrey Payne, whose business happens to be a gay bar.
First Lady Melania Trump was heavily criticized by journalists on Twitter on Tuesday for wearing black stilettos as she boarded Air Force One to fly to hurricane-ravaged Texas, but when she exited the plane, the first lady was wearing sneakers and a “FLOTUS” ball cap.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R.) on Monday activated the entire Texas National Guard to respond to the massive flooding and other devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, bringing the total number of deployed guardsmen to around 12,000.