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WATCH: Speaker Straus Discusses Why He Decided It Was Time To Step Down

In an interview with The Texas Tribune, House Speaker Joe Straus discusses his surprise announcement that he won’t seek re-election to the Texas Legislature


After announcing he wouldn’t seek re-election to the Texas Legislature, House Speaker Joe Straus discussed what motivated him to walk away from lawmaking, who he plans to support in the 2018 primaries and what’s next for him.

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