Texas GOP removes sergeant-at-arms for post about violence in D.C.

Texas GOP removes sergeant-at-arms for post about violence in D.C.

AUSTIN, Texas (KLTV) -The Republican Party of Texas has released a statement in the wake of the party’s Sergeant-at-Arms Walter West’s statement on Facebook.

West wrote, “You Accepted ANTIFA burning down your cities... Now Deal with them taking back OUR HOUSE!” spurring Texas GOP leaders to remove him as sergeant-at-arms.

You Accepted ANTIFA burning down your cities... Now Deal with them taking back OUR HOUSE!

Posted by Walter West II on Wednesday, January 6, 2021

The Texas GOP then released a statement that the party “in no way endorses Walter West’s statement about the lawlessness occurring at the Capitol Building. He will be removed as Sergeant-at-Arms for the Party. Whereas we vigorously support the First Amendment right to freely assemble, we condemn violence and pray for all gathering in our nation’s capital and those at the Capitol Building. The Texas GOP has always been on the side of law and order and will remain so.”

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