Texas House District 66 Republican Matt Shaheen is notorious as a divisive, Tea Party ideologue within the Texas House of Representatives.
During the 2016 campaign, however, Shaheen took the Trump plunge and moved beyond standard Tea Party, off-the-edge divisiveness. Shaheen converted from being a “Never Trumper,” loyal to the Republican brand, to being a “Forever Trumper,” loyal only to Donald Trump and his destructive style of politics. Here is the timeline – in the words of Matt Shaheen.
Just a month after Trump won the election, Shaheen reversed course, flip-flopping in an effort to make the president-elect feel better about himself. Shaheen hasn’t looked back since.