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Glen Casada Says He Will Resign As Tennessee House Speaker

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Tennessee legislative black caucus to speak out on Cade Cothren and Glen Casada The Tennessee legislative black caucus plans to weigh in on Cade Cothren and Glen Casada. Both are currently involved in a scandal involving sending ...
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Resulting from racist actions against a Black Lives Matter person, Casada's decision comes hours after Republican Caucus cast an unprecedented 45-24 no-confidence vote, after sexist and lewd text messages between him and his former chief of staff were leaked.  "When I return to town on June 3, I will meet with Caucus leadership to determine the best date for me to resign as Speaker," Casada said. Casada issued a statement saying he was disappointed but that he was going to work to regain the confidence of his colleagues; his statement was met with pushback. Gov. Bill Lee said he was prepared to call for a special session if Casada decided not to step down. House Republican leadership came out publicly calling for Casada's resignation, due in large part to Shaun King's efforts.

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