U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tyler) confirmed that he will challenge Atty. Gen. Ken Paxton (R) in the primary, while Rep. Matt Krause (R-Fort Worth) exited the statewide race and will instead run for Tarrant Co. district attorney.

In a video, Gohmert said he reached his $1M fundraising goal, which he said would enable him to run a competitive race.

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