Rep. Allen West (R-FL): Today I am announcing that I will take no further action to contest the outcome of this election.—
Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) November 20, 2012
After two weeks of tallying errors and irregularities, legal challenges, recounts and mysteriously discovered ballots, Florida Republican Allen West conceded his contentious House race to Democrat Patrick Murphy Tuesday morning.
Appearing on “Fox and Friends,” West reiterated his vow to remain a steadfast and loyal public servant.
West believes further legal action will do nothing to alter the outcome of the race and congratulated his opponent in a written statement.
While West graciously conceded to Murphy, he made it clear that he’s not conceding the fight for life, liberty and pursuit of happiness.
Thank you for your lifetime of service, Rep. West.
Read West’s full concession statement here:
And the sore winners begin to slither out of the gutter, dripping with the usual sludge: