Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has called on Republican state House Speaker Dade Phelan to resign after a video emerged of him appearing intoxicated during a session.
The video was taken Friday during a 14-hour session, KDFW-TV reported.
In a clip, Phelan appeared inebriated as he slurred his words to the point at which some of them were impossible to understand.
In a statement he posted on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon, Paxton called on Phelan to resign and seek “help.”
“After much consideration, it is with profound disappointment that I call on Speaker Dade Phelan to resign at the end of this legislative session,” he said. “Texans were dismayed to witness his performance presiding over the Texas House in a state of apparent debilitating intoxication.” read more
Retaliation move. Paxton is probably a Bush Republican.
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The outcome will come down to how deep he is into the Republican establishment. If he isn’t establishment, he’s toast. If he is, you do the math.
Some questioned whether he was having a medical issue.
Seems that Paxton didn’t bother to find out. I would think that caring about someone should be step 1.
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.the beaumont-butthole sphincter of the house will skate off, like the previous d-suckers bonnen & straus
.the soros-funded tx assembly will keep skng drat dk,
^^^^Anonymous AT 11:26 AM…..get help, take some anger management lessons.
any dindu, prove me wrong
“Texans were dismayed to witness his performance presiding over the Texas House in a state of apparent debilitating intoxication.”
…as opposed to Americans apparently not being allowed to be dismayed to witness the performance of a complete fraud presiding illegitimately over the United States in a state of apparent debilitating neurosyphilis.
I saw the video of the Texas House Speaker. I don’t see what the problem is. I could understand him perfectly.
FOSTER BROOKS FOR SPEAKER!
j. walsh, the rocker who performed the nauseating cover of “i hear you knocking”
That’s not Drunk….I’ll show You Drunk….Paul…bring the Car around!!!
Did you know there was gambling going on at ricks? Yeah I’m shocked to.
look for sympathy in the dictionary, between s**t & syphilis
Black, Texas Democrats were on the news last night defending Speaker Phelan who is a Republican. Something stinks in Denmark!
drats are the sphincter’s primary constituents, same with previous assholes bonnen & straus
I don’t know anything about this, but I DO KNOW that when Speaker Jim Wright’s (TX) office (in the Longworth Bldg., not in the Capitol) caught fire, he lost about 300 (maybe more) cases of beer.
Politics and alcohol seem to be conjoined.
(perhaps it deadens their guilty consciences? Pelosi isn’t the only drunk on Capitol Hill)
izlamo delenda est …
tx assy comm. on general investigating: keep skng ngro/obiden dk & swallowing. fk dud phelan & libtard supporters in tx gubmint.