Bush Family Member May Kill “Dynasty” By Targeting The Alamo In Texas

(FreedomBeacon.com)- In last Tuesday’s Texas Republican primary race for attorney general, incumbent Ken Paxton failed to garner 50 percent of the vote, forcing him to face off against George P. Bush, the son of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and the grandson of President George H.W. Bush.

But according to some Texas Republicans, George P. Bush’s chances of defeating Paxton in the May runoff are slim.

According to Luke Twombly, a Dallas-based Republican consultant, one of the biggest problems facing George P. Bush is “the Bush name is not popular in Texas anymore.”

The grandson of the 41st president is trying hard to steal former President Donald Trump’s endorsement away from Ken Paxton. The younger Bush has been invoking Trump’s name in his campaign ads and going out of his way to compare himself to the former president, which isn’t likely sitting well with the rest of his anti-Trump family.

Meanwhile, Ken Paxton is hoping to pull off a win and put an end to the Bush Dynasty in Texas once and for all.

In an interview after Tuesday’s primary, Paxton told a Lubbock radio station “If conservatives unite” behind him, “we can end the Bush dynasty.”

Currently, George P. Bush is the commissioner of the General Land Office in Texas where he faced harsh criticism from both parties over his work to restore the Alamo historic site. His agency’s administration of veterans’ homes during the COVID pandemic has also put him under scrutiny. The COVID fatality rate was 25 percent higher at seven of the nine veterans’ homes, more than twice the rate of the state’s other nursing homes.

In his work on the restoration of the Alamo, Bush was blasted for a lack of transparency and for hiring an out-of-state design firm that wanted to incorporate modern glass walls into Texas’ most sacred historical site.

Despite bungling the Alamo restoration, Bush continued to feature the Alamo prominently in his campaign ads.

Even without his Alamo restoration, Bush is facing a steep uphill climb in the May runoff against the incumbent Paxton.

While he did come in second in last week’s primary, George P. Bush was nearly twenty points behind the first-place Paxton, carrying only 22.8 percent of the vote compared to Paxton’s 42.7 percent.