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It was pretty audacious for former Florida Republican Party chairman Jim Greer to file suit against the party for failing to pay him severance after it fired him for allegedly defrauding the party of hundreds of thousands of dollars. But then Greer — currently awaiting trial on criminal charges related to the alleged fraud — took it a step further and invoked his right against self-incrimination in refusing to be deposed in his own lawsuit. So the judge has thrown the lawsuit out.

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