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Texas GOP Chair says party will not "support or accept" Republican Rep. Dade Phelan as next House speaker

Allen West, party chair, does not get to vote on the next speaker since he is not a House member.

State Rep. Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, held a press conference at the Capitol to declare that he had enough votes to become speaker of the House. Nov 4, 2020.

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