The headline race in Texas’s primary runoffs on May 24 is the Ken Paxton versus George P. Bush showdown for Republican attorney general candidate.
For Texas Republicans, it’s representative of a Trump versus Bush dynasty duel.
“It’s a very interesting state of affairs, and I think it indicative of a sea change that’s occurring in Texas politics and politics generally,” Kenneth Grasso, professor of political science at Texas State University, told The Epoch Times.
“There’s historically been tension, you might say, in the Republican Party in Texas, between the more social conservative/populist wing, and the more mainstream business Republicans, that predates, I think, Donald Trump, but … the ascendancy of Trump certainly has highlighted that and brought that out into the open.”…


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