Dems call for special investigation into House Speaker Casada
During a press conference Tuesday, Tennessee Legislative Democratic leadership asked that House Speaker Glen Casada be investigated for possibly granting "no-show jobs" to special interest groups.
Members of the TN Democratic Party today joined Caucus head Mike Stewart as they repeatedly called for the House Speaker to resign his position of leadership, citing the cost to taxpayers, as well as speculation of secret back-room deal-making by Tennessee Republican Caucus legislative leadership.
When asked if the special prosecutor assigned to investigate the controversial House Speaker would be looking into so-called "no-show jobs" the Speaker may have granted to curry influence of some sort, Stewart noted that, to his knowledge, the special prosecutor is not currently investigating those claims.
Stewart did say that the Davidson County Democratic Legislative Caucus did specifically request that claim be investigated, and speculated that it could begin at some point this week.
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