The local Republican Party of Texas’ fifth-biggest county voted to strip its chairman, who says he plans to use the office to promote “big titties,” of some of his executive powers just days before he takes the helm next week.
The Travis County Republican Party voted in a Tuesday night meeting to overhaul its bylaws by shifting most of the chair’s power to a seven-member steering committee and moving its funds to a new organization, the Friends of the Travis County Republican Party, the Austin American-Statesman reported.
In a Friday call with TPM, Robert Morrow, who officially assumes the chairmanship of the Travis County GOP on Monday, seemed thoroughly unmoved by the vote. He said he didn’t even attend the meeting.
While he slammed his fellow Republicans as “feckless and castrated,” Morrow, who identifies as a “small-L libertarian” and rose to infamy for accusing former Texas Gov. Rick Perry of dalliances with prostitutes, noted he’s been involved in grassroots organizing in the county for a decade.
He’s just as well known for his vulgar Twitter feed, where he gleefully tweets the N-word, jokes about former President Bill Clinton’s penis, and really, really likes tweeting about breasts. His avatar currently features a particularly busty anime character.
Morrow told TPM that local party officials were aware of his “quite flamboyant Twitter” feed and had months to stop his election as chair, but were “too lazy” to fundraise against him.
Although presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump praised a new book Morrow co-authored with longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone, “The Clintons’ War on Women,” the incoming county GOP chair said he doesn’t support the businessman and would like to see him deported to “the Congo.”