WHITEWRIGHT, Texas (KXII) – The Texas Agriculture Commissioner visited the Texoma Patriots activist group Wednesday On the Kentuckytown Baptist Church To debate the position of the division of agriculture, the state of Texas, preview the legislative session and extra.
Miller, Who’s up for re-election in 2022, said he’s making his method throughout the state To fulfill with conservative activist teams. He informed Information 12 he Does not plan to run for Texas Governor and problem Gov. Greg Abbott however did announce He is working for re-election for his seat as commissioner.
“Three completely different teams acquired here to me To purpose to recruit me to run for Governor And that i wasn’t planning on it,” Miller said. “I’ve nonetheless acquired some primary tasks I even Want to get carried out right here at Agriculture Commissioner and if I step down from thOn they gained’t get carried out.”
Miller said he Desires to Decide to 4 extra years as commissioner to see these plans come to fruition. He said he has A pair of tasks he Have to convey to north Texas and plans to make these bulletins Inside The autumn.
On gasoline prices, sitting round $2.75 a gallon on this facet of the purple river, Miller said the Biden administration is Responsible for The rise.
“We’d Simply like the prefacetnt To understand that his insurance coverage policies are crippling our nation and inflicting gasoline prices to spike and go to doc ranges thOn they haven’t been in eight or 9 years,” Miller said.
Miller said it’s A drawback Texas might repair with the inexperienced mild from the federal authorities.
“We will flip the spiacquireds on,” Miller said. “We have been power unbiased. We will Do this as quickly as extra.”
Miller says Texans Can additionally really feel a pinch On the pump with fallout from the administration’s transfer to withdraw troops from Afghanistan probably slicing off a key U.S. oil current.
“Prefacetnt Trump was proper on withdrawal however we do need To go amethod some presence tright here. The Biden plan was An complete collapse,” Miller said. “(I really feel the transfer to withdraw troops from Afghanistan) Goes To reduce off A lot of our current strains, however we hope it doesn’t Do this.”
Miller said Biden’s name for OPEC+ nations overseas to pump extra of their oil into The worldwide market So as to ease crude oil worth inflation was “anti-american.” The request was flatly rejected by OPEC+ nations Monday.
“He chokes off manufacturing right here then he asks OPEC to ramp up their manufacturing, it’s virtually like he’s anti-American,” Miller said.
Miller said the Trump administration, beneath Lawyer Widespread William Barr, adopted by way of on his request for an investigation into steer worth manipulation Inside the state by “primary packers.” Although it’s been stalled beneath the Biden administration Miller did affirm a U.S. House and Senate committee met To debate tHe problem “A pair of days in the past.”
Miller’s solely problemr So far for his seat in subsequent November’s election is Republican state Rep. James White, HD-19.
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