Nearly 1/4 of Texas House Republicans Invite Sean Hannity to Lone Star State

January 23, 2014

Nearly one quarter of Republican legislators in the Texas House have signed a letter urging Fox News’ Sean Hannity to move to Texas.


By Brandon Darby

The move comes after Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst penned a January 21, 2014 letter welcoming the conservative icon, in response to Hannity’s remarks that he was considering such a move. The letter signed by the legislators was penned by Texas House Ways and Means chairman and candidate for Texas Comptroller Harvey Hilderbran. Rep. Hilderbran spearheaded the effort to get the signatures. Breitbart News was the first to learn of the effort.

Hannity’s suggestion that he was considering a move to Texas came in response to New York’s governor making anti-conservative statements and stating that there was no place in New York for pro-life conservatives.

Sean Hannity responded to Lt. Governor Dewhurst’s letter by having him on his radio show. Hannity told Dewhurst: “I’m supporting your re-election… you’re a good man, I love your principles, your letter meant more to me than I think you’re ever going to know…”

Read the letter signed by Texas legislators:

Texas Republicans Welcome Hannity