Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sworn in for third term

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Austin. Greg Abbott will be sworn in for his third term as Texas governor on Tuesday on the steps of the Capitol and is expected to set out his vision in an inaugural address to lawmakers, lobbyists and members of the public.

The Republican extended his office lease after winning his most competitive re-election against Democrat Beto O’Rourke and as questions arise about whether he will run in the 2024 presidential election. Political observers say Abbott will look to build on his legacy over the next four years.

Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick will also be sworn in for his third term during the inauguration ceremony, which begins at 11:00 am.

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