In his first remarks since Wendy Davis’ campaign ran an ad centered around his use of a wheelchair, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott told Sean Hannity Monday night — if Davis wants to attack him, “that’s her prerogative.”
“If she wants to attack a guy in a wheelchair, that’s her prerogative,” Abbott said, going on to note that he plans on talking about Texas and solving the problems facing the state. “I will focus on the future of Texas while my opponent continues to attack me.”
“It shows her campaign is focused on one thing: attacking me and addressing me,” Abbott told the Fox News host, also noting: “I don’t think it’s going to sell real well.”
Abbott, while not discussing the ad terribly much directly, did discuss the accident that paralyzed him and confined him to a wheelchair 30 years ago.
“This is a source of great inspiration for so many people across Texas because they see a person like myself can face challenges and rise above those challenges,” Abbott said.
The GOP nominee for governor is heading towards a big victory in three weeks, as he currently leads Davis, once a darling of the so-called “war on women” movement, by more than 11 points, according to the latest RealClearPolitics average.