Allen West wins key post as new chairman of Texas GOP

Allen West wins key post as new chairman of Texas GOP
Allen West holds live Facebook event on 17 July 2020, three days before his election as the new chairman of the Texas GOP. Allen West YouTube video

[Ed. – This should bode well for November.  It’s a strong affirmation from the state party that there won’t be a feint to the left.  Only the state GOP of Florida really rivals that of Texas in terms of importance to national momentum.  As the article notes, it’s especially significant in a year when the Democrats are going all-out to make inroads in Texas races.  Congratulations to Texas and Chairman West.]

Former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida, a firebrand conservative who once called for President Barack Obama’s impeachment following a short stint in Congress, was elected chair of the Republican Party of Texas during a turbulent virtual convention early Monday.

West’s ascension comes four months before what could be an unusually competitive Election Day in America’s biggest red state. …

West, who was elected to Congress in 2010 and moved to Texas after serving just one term, won the leadership post during a virtual convention that was wracked by delays and technical problems. …

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Trump acknowledged West’s victory on Monday, tweeting, “Congratulations Allen, great job!”

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