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Federal lawsuit: Texas senator intervened in DPS investigation

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The legal battle over an alleged "culture of corruption" at the Texas Department of Public Safety — DPS — continues in federal court with an amended lawsuit that now includes claims from a current corporal with the Texas Highway Patrol, a division of the law enforcement agency.

The new 52-page lawsuit alleges that Senator John Whitmire, D-Houston, intervened with DPS Director Steven McCraw to terminate the investigation of a male captain and a female trooper subordinate who were allegedly having an inappropriate relationship. Female corporal Katherine Gibson reportedly filed the complaint that sparked the internal investigation after she expressed concerns about how the two were behaving in uniform on Capitol grounds...

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Re: Federal lawsuit: Texas senator intervened in DPS investigation
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2019, 03:06:58 PM »
Why federal?
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Re: Federal lawsuit: Texas senator intervened in DPS investigation
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2019, 03:32:34 PM »
Why federal?

Likely because everyone involved knows that no one in Texas is going to touch "the dean of the senate" .   John Whitmire has been Chairman of the Corrections Committee for a LONG time and has acquired lots of friends!

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Re: Federal lawsuit: Texas senator intervened in DPS investigation
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2019, 09:05:47 PM »
Likely because everyone involved knows that no one in Texas is going to touch "the dean of the senate" .   John Whitmire has been Chairman of the Corrections Committee for a LONG time and has acquired lots of friends!
That by itself is not a cause to usurp what appears to be a state issue.

I do believe in federalism.
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Re: Federal lawsuit: Texas senator intervened in DPS investigation
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2019, 09:08:03 PM »
That by itself is not a cause to usurp what appears to be a state issue.

I do believe in federalism.

As do I.   I was simply trying to answer your question.

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Re: Federal lawsuit: Texas senator intervened in DPS investigation
« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2019, 09:27:44 PM »
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