The Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery (R) office will investigate accusations that state Rep. Jeremy Durham (R) sent inappropriate text messages to female legislative employees, Nashville television station WKRN reported.
Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell (R) asked the attorney general to conduct "an independent investigation into the facts surrounding [Durham]’s ongoing situation," according to WKRN.
"Additionally, I have asked them to issue a report with their findings. If and when an expulsion resolution comes before the House of Representatives, the report could be part of that process," she said in a statement, according to WKRN.
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