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Inside Allegations That GOP TX Speaker Sold Out Members Of His Own Caucus

State Capitol building in Austin.
State Capitol building in Austin, Austin, America. (Photo by: Loop Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
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August 2, 2019 3:25 p.m.

The Texas speaker of the House is currently engulfed in a five-alarm fire, as a well-known local right-wing activist claims that the speaker gave him a list of 10 Republicans to target in the 2020 primary elections. The speaker vehemently denies doing so. 

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