GOP to Review Lawmaker’s Comments on Surveillance of Foes

Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, has been dogged this week by the release of text messages from 2017 in which he appeared to condone surveillance and even violence against opponents.

  • Published 26 April 2019

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Republicans in the Washington state House of Representatives will conduct a review of the actions of a controversial state representative who reportedly suggested spying on political enemies. Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, has been dogged this week by the release of text messages from 2017 in which he appeared to condone surveillance and even violence against opponents. "We take any charges involving things like racism very seriously," House Republican Leader J.T.… Read at AP News