‘Time we took our party back’: Some Republicans want Muslim Tarrant County leader ousted

'Time we took our party back': Some Republicans want Muslim Tarrant County leader ousted

Forrest Milburn, Politics Reporter

A group of Tarrant County conservatives is calling on local Republican leadership to oust one of their top officials because he is a “practicing, Mosque-attending muslim.”

Sara Legvold, a Republican who describes herself as a “pissed off conservative patriot,” shared a post on Protect Texas, an “anti-amnesty” Facebook page that she manages, on Sunday afternoon. The social media posts, first reported by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and a letter sent directly to Tarrant County GOP Chairman Darl Easton, urge leadership to remove Dr. Shahid Shafi from his post as vice chairman of the local party.

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