July 26, 2019      4:28 PM
SB: Seeking to regain relevance, Empower Texans raises the stakes with accusation of bribery against Speaker Bonnen
Bonnen talked tough against the group for months and now goes quiet, but his silence doesn’t mean MQ Sullivan shouldn’t have to offer proof; meantime Empower may be laying the groundwork for a repeat of what they always said was Joe Straus’ original sin
Back in May, newly-elected Texas House Speaker Dennis
Bonnen talked tough about Tim Dunn's primary political organization,
Empower Texas, saying they could never be satisfied and “I sure
as hell am not going to waste my time trying.”
for some reason, he met with them anyway behind closed doors and one thing is
for sure: Frustrations with the speaker, long simmering among some in the lobby
and members, have come to the surface as many who detest Dunn’s spokesman Michael
Quinn Sullivan wonder if what he said about the meeting is true.
the claim of what happened and then we’ll consider the source.
By Scott Braddock