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Thu Jul 25, 2019, 05:09 AM

Tennessee House Democrats Say Glen Casada Tried To Bribe Lawmaker For School Voucher Vote

Gov. Bill Lee’s administration says it's not aware of promises allegedly made by House Speaker Glen Casada to get lawmakers to vote for the school voucher law.

But Livingston Democrat John Mark Windle claims that Casada suggested a promotion in exchange for his vote.

According to Tennessee House Democrats, Speaker Glen Casada told Windle — who is a colonel in the Tennessee Army National Guard — he could be a general if he flipped his vote to a yes. Windle did not.

The story was first reported by NewsChannel5.

Rep. Bo Mitchell, D-Nashville, said Monday that Casada should step down from his position as state representative.

Read more: https://www.nashvillepublicradio.org/post/tennessee-house-democrats-say-glen-casada-tried-bribe-lawmaker-school-voucher-vote

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