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US News: "For the moment", Matthew McConaughey is not a candidate for Texas Governor

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 Marseille: Marine Le Pen wants to the NR candidate in the presidential election accompanied a police patrol in North neighborhoods © AFP Marine Le Pen alongside Stéphane Ravier Marseille.

Matthew McConaughey said Sunday that it will not be a candidate for the position of Texas Governor "for the moment".

  «Pour le moment», Matthew McConaughey n'est pas candidat au poste de gouverneur du Texas © SIPA

The American actor Matthew McConaughey said Sunday that it will not be a candidate for the position of Texas Governor "for the moment", after months of speculation on his entry into politics. The prospect of a candidature of the actor, aged 52, had packed some circles on the left in disagreement with the current Republican Governor Greg Abbott, whose very restrictive law against abortion is disputed before the Supreme Court of States -United.

"As a kid born in the small town of Uvalde in Texas, it has never come to the mind that one may one day consider that I have political responsibility," says the oscarized actor in a video put online. "This is a path intimidating and inspiring to reflect. It is also a path that I choose not to borrow for the moment ".

elections in Chile: a ballot that looks undecided but crucial for the country

 elections in Chile: a ballot that looks undecided but crucial for the country © PHOTO / ESTEBAN FELIX Army officers speaking inside a Santiago stadium that will serve as a polling station for the General elections of this Sunday in Chile. in Chile, it is the most important presidential and legislative elections for almost thirty years. Fifteen million voters are called to the polls to renew the conference and decide who will replace the very unpopular right president Sebastian piñera at the head of the country.

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- Matthew McConaughey (@mcconaughey) November 29, 2021

Some polls have argued that Matthew McConaughey would get better from Greg Abbott that the Beto O'Rourke Democratic candidate, former primary candidate Democrats for the presidential election. Greg Abbott is in search of a third term with the voting scheduled for November 2022. The deadline for applications is 13 December.

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early November, Matthew McConaughey had suggested, during an interview with AFP at home in Austin, that it could consider being candidate for the post governor of Texas. "It's a possible way," he said. He had described as "aggressively centrist", adding: "Not because it is the place of the great compromise, but because it is the place where you have to be relative to the left and right. It is a bold niche, that of the off-law. "

In the video broadcast Sunday, Matthew McConaughey explains that his reflection on the state and the national politics taught him that "we have problems that we have to settle; that our political life must have a new objective; that we have fractures that do not cure ". He is committed to using his time to support companies and foundations "who open ways to people to succeed in life."

Chile: The far-right candidate removes controversy proposals from his program .
© Javier Torres AFP The candidate José Antonio Kast presents his program from his HQ, in the chic neighborhoods of Santiago. On December 19, in less than two weeks, the former Left Left Leader Gabriel Boric, 35, will be opposed to the Far Right Candidate José Antonio Kast for the second round of the presidential election. After the first round, the two men try to convince moderate or undecided voters.

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