Texas GOP chair: Party won’t support Dade Phelan for speaker

Texas GOP chair: Party won’t support Dade Phelan for speaker

Texas GOP Chairman Allen West said the party won’t support state Rep. Dade Phelan for speaker of the Texas House, despite the Beaumont Republican receiving an overwhelming amount of support from both sides of the aisle in the lower chamber.In an email to supporters Monday, West said the party would not support Phelan because he received support from Democrats.”It is utterly absurd and demonstrably idiotic that any Republican would join with Democrats to lead our […]
Source: Statesman