Texas has raised $54 million in private donations for its border wall plan. Almost all of it came from this one billionaire.

Timothy Mellon is the Wyoming-based grandson of banking tycoon Andrew Mellon. He is responsible for nearly 98% of the donations to Texas’ border wall fund. An out-of-state billionaire who has previously bankrolled attempts to defend controversial immigration laws is responsible for nearly all the donations to Gov. Greg Abbott’s $54 million border wall fund. A member of oneContinue reading “Texas has raised $54 million in private donations for its border wall plan. Almost all of it came from this one billionaire.”

Texas GOP Chair Allen West, Who Suggested Secession From the United States, Resigns After Less Than a Year

Allen West has announced his resignation as Texas GOP Chairman after serving for less than one year. West, a retired Army lieutenant colonel and a former Florida congressman, had only unseated former Texas GOP Chairman James Dickey last July. A statement issued by the Republican Party of Texas confirmed he will remain chairman until another leader is selected on JulyContinue reading “Texas GOP Chair Allen West, Who Suggested Secession From the United States, Resigns After Less Than a Year”

Texas GOP chairman Allen West falsely says Texas could secede from the US: ‘We could go back to being our own Republic’

Texas Republican Party chairman Allen West falsely suggested that Texas could secede from the United States and become an independent country, a CNN KFile review of his comments in recent months shows. In radio interviews after the 2020 presidential election, West suggested Texas could vote to again become a republic, as it was before joiningContinue reading “Texas GOP chairman Allen West falsely says Texas could secede from the US: ‘We could go back to being our own Republic’”

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