Hospital feud fueled tensions
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott and Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins’ weekend clash over Dallas County’s plans for using a military pop-up hospital brought into sharp focus the built-in tensions in the two leaders’ roles.
Abbott is managing provisions for a sprawling state where the coronavirus infection rate seems to vary widely, at least given testing constraints.
Jenkins wears the cap of emergency manager for an urban county that for a time had the most confirmed cases of COVID-...