NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus.
Casada announced the decision Tuesday, just a day after previously shrugging off calls to step aside from his legislative leadership position.
Gov. Bill Lee had said he would call a special legislative session if Casada didn’t voluntarily give up the key spot.
Casada says he plans on meeting with Republican caucus leadership June 3 when he returns from vacation to “determine the best date” to resign as speaker.
Casada has been dogged by