On Friday Actor Matthew McConaughey validated that the running for governor of Texas in the year 2022. But having said that truthfully, he had not yet decided whether he would “be most useful” in public office. In an interview, McConaughey told Al Roker, the co-host of NBC’s “Today” show, “It’s a very honorable consideration.
So, am I considering that? Sure. It’s a great thing to and an honorable thing to be able to consider,” “What I’ve got to choose for myself is, I want to get into a leadership role in the next chapter of my life,” he stated.
“Now, what role am I going to be most useful in? I don’t know that that’s in a political position or if that’s me as a free agent. So that’s something I’m personally working on, is: What is my position of most use in a leadership role?” Wednesday podcast in an interview on “The Balanced Voice” McConaughey who was born in Uvalde, Texas, and attended college at the University of Texas at Austin has previously flirted with a gubernatorial bid in his home state, most recently saying that it was “a true deliberation”.
Having said that the compelling Republican has become frequently mobilized in recent months, criticized for his pandemic response and handling of a winter storm that resulted in mass power outages across nearly the entire state.
So, after that Greg Abbott has already announced he will seek a third term in next year’s election. 2020 Democratic presidential candidacy floundered, Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke has also expressed interest in running for governor. In January at Texas-based KLAQ radio station, he told El Paso.
“It’s something I’m going to think about,”. O’Rourke has already lost one statewide election in Texas in his high-profile 2018 Senate race against GOP Sen. Ted Cruz. He published a memoir, “Greenlights,” last year on March 21 McConaughey is currently supporting relief efforts in Texas in the aftermath of last month’s storm, as well as establishing a virtual benefit set to take place.
In an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt last November, he argued that “politics seems to be a broken business” and stated he “could be a hell of a lot more interested” in the job “when politics redefines its purpose.”
McConaughey contributed some of his first public comments about a potential run for governor. “I want to get behind personal values to rebind our social contracts with each other as Americans, as people again,” In the regard, McConaughey said at the time, it was important for the country to “stabilize first” following the 2020 election “before we start to say, ‘OK, here’s how we’re marching out of this together forward.’”