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In Dade Phelan's bid for Texas House speaker, trust was key

Phelan was a prominent lieutenant of current House Speaker Dennis Bonnen, whose handling of the 2019 legislative session was popular before scandal brought him down.

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.

“Balls and strikes”

“You’ll know where he is going” 

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