Abbott's schedule reportedly called for 'disaster casual' attire during winter storms
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's (R) official schedule during the deadly winter storms in his state last month reportedly called for "disaster casual" attire.

The revelation came from a records request made by Austin American-Statesman reporter Nicole Cobler, she tweeted Thursday.


Abbott faced criticism in February over his handling of the Lone Star State storms, which left millions without power amid record-low temperatures. The weather reportedly contributed to the deaths of at least 30 people.

Abbott was seen at a Feb. 13 news conference giving an update on the response to the storms wearing a navy jacket bearing the Texas state seal over a white dress shirt. He was seen in a similar look days later, and also appeared in a dress shirt with his name embroidered on it and a Texas Division of Emergency Management emblem.

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She would raise eyebrows again and draw widespread condemnation in 2018 when she flew to the Texas border to meet with migrant children while wearing a jacket with the message "I really don't care. Do u?" on the back.

The former first lady later said the jacket was a message aimed at the media.