Rep. Tony Tinderholt (R-Arlington) joined The Texan’s senior reporter Hayden Sparks to discuss his campaign to be the next speaker of the Texas House of Representatives.
“We’re having a speaker’s vote, and it’s gonna be out in the open, and it’s gonna be on the very first day of session,” said Tinderholt.
“If people vote for me, I’m gonna be pretty darn happy. If people don’t vote for me, I’m still gonna be happy, and I’m gonna hug them and handshake them and say, ‘Let’s get to work.’”
The Texan extended an invitation to current Speaker Dade Phelan (R-Beaumont) for a video interview.
Watch the full interview below or listen on your favorite podcast platform.
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Daniel Friend is the Marketing and Media Manager for The Texan. After graduating with a double-major in Political Science and Humanities, he wrote for The Texan as a reporter through June 2022. In his spare time, you're likely to find him working on The Testimony of Calvin Lewis, an Abolition of Man-inspired novel and theatrical podcast.