Texans grudgingly come around to Trump despite past feuds
SMU Political Science Professor Cal Jillson talks about support for Trump in Texas.
By Rick Jervis
Meanwhile, Cruz, runner-up in the primary, caused an uproar by refusing to directly support the candidate during his convention speech.
None of that bad blood, however, seemed to slow the more than 9,000 Trump supporters who filled a rodeo arena here Tuesday for a Trump rally. . .
The Bushes are less popular here today than they were a decade ago, said Cal Jillson, a political scientist at
But the real issue fueling Republicans here are not Bush or Cruz but the specter of Trump’s Democratic opponent, Jillson said. “[Trump] is more conservative than Hillary and that’s all they really care about,” he said.
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