Tony Gonzales plots revenge tour for GOP colleagues backing primary challenger

Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-TX) is warning of possible retribution against some of his GOP colleagues in the House who are actively campaigning against the Texas Republican’s reelection bid. 

As Gonzales seeks a third term to his seat on Tuesday representing Texas’s 23rd Congressional District, the incumbent is facing a challenge from his right over his voting record to protect same-sex marriage and to implement stricter gun safety measures. Those votes attracted a crowded field of candidates looking to oust the incumbent during the March primary, forcing Gonzales into a runoff with challenger Brandon Herrera after neither candidate secured more than 50% of the vote. 

The runoff election has attracted national attention as many of Gonzales’s colleagues in the House have endorsed his challenger, a move the Texas Republican said won’t go unnoticed. 

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