After acknowledging that he had taken time exploring politics and considered a run for the governor of Texas, McConaughey said he’s decided to focus his efforts in the private sector.
“As a simple kid born in the little town of Uvalde, テキサス, it never occurred to me that I would one day be considered for political leadership. It is a humbling and inspiring path to ponder. It is also a path that I’m choosing not to take at this moment,” 彼は言った.
He also noted that he has been studying Texas politics and American politics.
“What have I learned? A lot. That we have some problems we need to fix. That our politics needs new purpose. That we have divides that need healing,” 彼は言った.
McConaughey also said that he is going to continue to support entrepreneurs, businesses and foundations that he “believes are leaders.”
“Establishments that I believe are creating pathways for people to succeed in life. Organizations that have a mission to serve and build trust while also generating prosperity — that’s the American dream,” McConaughey said. “Politicians, the good ones, can help us get to where we need to go … but let’s be clear, they can’t do anything for us unless we choose to do for ourselves.”
共和党知事. グレッグ・アボット will run for a third term in Texas
. Beto O’Rourke
, the former Texas congressman who ran unsuccessfully for the US Senate in
2018 and the Democratic presidential nomination in
2020, launched his campaign