Tag Archives: Dade Phelen

Texas Speaker Censured For AG Impeachment Attempt

Axios reports: The Texas GOP’s executive committee voted to censure House Speaker Dade Phelan (R) on Saturday for his part in the impeachment of Attorney General Ken Paxton and appointing Democrats to chair House committees, among other issues. The censure measure is another instance of the deep infighting that has marked the Texas GOP in the past year, with an …

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Texas AG: “Drunk” Texas House Speaker Must Resign

The Texas Tribune reports: Attorney General Ken Paxton said Tuesday that state House Speaker Dade Phelan should resign, accusing him of presiding over his chamber “in a state of apparent debilitating intoxication.” Paxton also asked the House General Investigating Committee to probe Phelan, a fellow Republican. Paxton’s call for Phelan’s resignation came days after a video clip went viral that …

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