“Truly Humbled” Allen West Releases Statement After Winning Texas GOP Chair

Retired Lt. Colonel and former Florida Congressman Allen West unseated James Dickey as Texas Republican Party Chairman in the early hours of Monday morning.

West released the following statement on twitter:

I just want to say how truly humbled I am by this honor, and that I will work hard for Texas and Texans. I would like to thank my amazing and dedicated team, as well as an incredible number of supporters. Thank you all! Now the work begins…


President Trump congratulated West, writing “Congratulations Allen, great job!”

Many others congratulated West on Twitter.

This is awesome!!! We are so lucky in Texas to have you!! Yup

Congratulations Sir. Texas is in great hands with your leadership!

Congratulations! Could not have picked a better person to lead Republicans in Texas!! You are a national treasure sir. Take it home and Keep Texas Red!!!