Castro Accuses Abbott of “Pay to Play” Politics

Castro Accuses Abbott of
Former Texas House member and current Congressman Joaquin Castro at TTEvents with Evan Smith on Feb. 19, 2015.

U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, directly accused Gov. Greg Abbott Wednesday of engaging in possibly illegal “pay to play” politics by promising to help a major donor move legislation pushed by insurance companies.

In a letter addressed to the governor and written on congressional letterhead, Castro referred to a May 20 email exchange between Abbott’s office and Richard Weekley, CEO of Texans for Lawsuit Reform.

Weekley had asked Abbott to ………… read more here.

by Jay Root

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