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Matthew McConaughey Confirms He Won’t Run For Governor Of Texas In 2022 – National

Cast Matthew McConaughey did not run for governor of Texas after months of openly flirting with the idea of ​​being the newest celebrity candidate.

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The Academy Award winner said in a video posted Sunday night that political leadership is not the path he is choosing to take “at the moment”.

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McConaughey, 52, said he will instead focus on supporting businesses and platforms that create pathways for others to succeed.

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The Texas governor’s race has been shaping up to be one of the nation’s most popular in 2022. Republican Governor Greg Abbott is seeking a third term and Democrat Beto O’Rourke , walked out of failed bids for the Senate and president of the United States, declaring the month in which he entered the race.

NS Shocked and confused and Dallas Buyers Club the star never said which party – if any – he would run for while admitting that he was considering running for governor in his home state. McConaughey has also avoided going into specific policy details and positions on contentious issues in Texas.

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“Politicians? Good things can get us where we need to go, yes,” McConaughey said in a video posted on Twitter. “But let’s be clear, they can’t do anything for us unless we choose to do it ourselves.”

In California, former Olympic athlete Caitlyn Jenner ran for governor this year in a failed GOP-led summons effort against Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom but gained little momentum.

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