Martial law in Texas? Hold that thought

Is the U.S. poised to impose martial law in Texas? That's unsubstantiated (Gettty Images photo).
Is the U.S. poised to impose martial law in Texas? That's unsubstantiated (Gettty Images photo).

The Americans are Coming! The Americans are Coming!

So begins a fresh news analysis by an Austin American-Statesman reporter of reports that a military training exercise set to occur in Texas this summer is just that--and not the federal government warming up to impose martial law.

Click here to read the full rundown of events by Jonathan Tilove, the Statesman's chief political writer.

Spoiler: Gov. Greg Abbott this week directed troops in his command to keep a close eye on the federal soldiers in training:

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