“Make sure the candidate you support has filed their commitment to the Republican Party of Texas!” says Dickey
Had he decided to run, Hughes would have been a strong conservative contender.
Zerwas also moved to evade questions regarding whether he supports or opposes amending the bylaws of the House Republican Caucus to nominate a Speaker internally.
Members of the “nonpartisan” group also encourage Democrats to vote in the GOP primary to “take OUT the ‘Republicans’ (Tea Party/extremists).”
So far Price hasn’t announced an official campaign, but he hasn’t announced that he won’t be running either.
Such a change would prevent liberal Republicans from forging alliances with Democrats in order to gain the Speaker’s gavel.
Passing such legislation would have not only jeopardized conservative victories like the banning of sanctuary cities, Texas’ strong pro-life laws, open carry, but our entire system of government.
With Cook out, Thomas McNutt will be considered the likely favorite to win the race in House District 8.
By providing citizens with clear and concise explanations of the votes taken by their legislators, we’re empowering Texans to take action and hold their elected officials accountable.
Cain is calling on the state’s legislative leaders to make the issue a priority.