Photo of Allen West by Gage Skidmore.

LTC West was on the Chris Salcedo Show and discussed the current imbroglio involving Dennis Bonnen. The Texas Scorecard picked up the story:

“A candidate for Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas has called on Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen to resign following revelations he tried to entice Empower Texans CEO Michael Quinn Sullivan into targeting Republican lawmakers in primary elections in exchange for press credentials.

When asked about the controversy on the Chris Salcedo Show this morning, former Congressman and military veteran Allen West said he believed Bonnen should resign from his position.

“I’m not an opportunist and I don’t want anyone to see me that way, but one of the things about being in the military is leadership is about honor, integrity, and character,” said West.  “If we’re going to move forward with the Republican Party of Texas, I’ve got to tell you that I can’t work with someone who has a lack of honor, integrity, and character.”

Read the full article at Texas Scorecard »

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