Political Corruption

Texas House Speaker Flatly Denies Unsubstantiated Bribery Accusation

The Texas Speaker of the House flatly denied an unsubstantiated allegation of bribery made by a political blogger last week. The accuser quickly responded and doubled down on his allegations of misconduct by the speaker and the chairman of the House Republican Caucus but offered no proof.

Texas Speaker Dennis Bonnen and Michael Quinn Sullivan. (Breitbart News Image)

Texas House Speaker Accused in Bribery Scheme Offers Non-Denial Explanation

The Texas Speaker of the House, implicated in an alleged quid pro quo scheme by a Texas blogger, sent an email to his fellow House Republicans offering an explanation of the meeting, but not a denial of the allegation. The speaker is accused by the blogger of offering to deliver an official government action in exchange for political campaign expenditures against targeted House Republicans.

Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen (AP File Photo/Eric Gay)