Donald Hooper

Don Hooper is a conservative writer based in Houston.

The No Transition Transition

For three consecutive election cycles, Paul Simpson challenged Jared Woodfill for Harris County Republican Party Chair. In 2014, Simpson won the position after claiming that Woodfill was engaged in malfeasance – allegations that the vacancy committee was rejecting qualified applicants and the party’s finances were troubling. These allegations were promulgated by a core group of
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Dr. Steven Hotze on the litigation in Judge Hughes’s Courtroom yesterday

Judge Holds Turner’s Action Unconstitutional; RPT Chairman Dickey Awol Federal Judge Lynn Hughes denied Dr. Hotze’s petition for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) on Mayor Turner’s ban on the Republican Party of Texas (RPT) holding the Republican State Convention at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. The convention was scheduled to begin Thursday-Saturday,
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James Dickey Tanks the Republican State Convention

The Republican Party of Texas (RPT) was never serious about litigating Houston First’s cancellation of the contract that permitted the RPT to use the George R. Brown Convention Center (GRB) for the State Convention. First, the RPT’s legal team did not include a litigator – someone to push the issues and advocate for injunctive relief.
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