Via TTN:

Former Florida House Rep. and current chairman of the Texas Republican Party, Allen West has announced he will be leaving his role.

The Hill reports:

“It has been my distinct honor to serve as Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas,” West said in a statement. “I pray Godspeed for this governing body.”

The party said that West “will take this opportunity to prayerfully reflect on a new chapter in his already distinguished career.”

“We know that wherever he goes next, he will continue to be a bulwark against progressive socialism and a champion for the principles of Texas and our American Republic,” the party said in a statement.

West, a former congressman from Florida, took over as chairman of the Texas GOP a little less than a year ago after unseating incumbent James Dickey.

The move fuels ongoing speculation West is eyeing a run for statewide office, possibly to challenge Greg Abbott for governor of Texas.

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robert w sanders
robert w sanders
1 month ago

NO ONE WILL BEAT OUR GOV. ABBOTT