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Former Congressman Allan West "Time for Texas And Others to Secede" over Election Decision

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Republican Party of Texas Chairman Allen West suggested states should secede from the union after the Supreme Court refused to hear a case President Donald Trump wanted to use to overturn the presidential election.

'This decision establishes a precedent that says states can violate the US constitution and not be held accountable,' West said. 'Perhaps law-abiding states should bond together and form a Union of states that will abide by the constitution,' he added.

His comments were quickly read as a push for secession, what southern states did in the lead-up to the Civil War, in a dispute over slavery...........................

West, a former one-term congressman from Florida, took over Texas' Republican Party earlier this year.

During his time on Capitol Hill, from 2011 to 2013, he was a prominent member of the Tea Party movement.

He was the first black Republican member of Congress from Florida since 1876

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