House Speaker nominee requests attorney general’s opinion on member expulsion

By Updated: August 21, 2019 6:12 PM CT | Published: August 21, 2019 6:05 PM CT

House Speaker nominee Cameron Sexton is asking the state attorney general whether the House can oust someone for actions that took place a quarter-century before election, apparently referring to embattled state Rep. David Byrd.

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Cameron Sexton David Byrd Gloria Johnson herbert h. slatery Karen Camper
Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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