Of course Texas Conference of Catholic Bishops opposes Catholic Abbott. The obvious answer is the $$ lost. A good sign that Dark Money is being drained.“ Coupled with the refugee reduction, Trump signed an executive order that gives localities, counties, and states veto power over whether they want to resettle refugees in their communities.

In a letter to the Trump administration, Abbott said Texas had taken more refugees than any other state in the U.S., noting that state taxpayers and officials have “been left by Congress to deal with disproportionate migration issues…”