House Speaker accuses Memphis Democrat, two others of ‘insurrection’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 03, 2023 7:27 PM CT | Published: April 03, 2023 5:54 PM CT

The Democrats — Reps. Gloria Johnson and Justin Jones — could face expulsion, along with Rep. Justin Pearson, who also participated in the protest. Pearson had no legislative committee assignments to be stripped from.


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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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