House Republican whip resigns leadership post amid inner struggle

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 05, 2019 4:00 AM CT

A leader in the House Republican Caucus has resigned his post as whip following a “family disagreement” within the group over his use of an anonymous Twitter feed to criticize members this year.

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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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