Dewhurst Aide: Media Conducted Themselves With "Decorum"

After telling a conservative publication on Friday that members of the Texas press corps may have helped incite the crowd that shouted down a vote on abortion restrictions Tuesday night, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst’s staff reviewed video of the events and announced on Saturday that there is no evidence the media provoked the crowd.

“After hearing several reports of members of the media encouraging the crowd, Gov. Dewhurst said he would look into the matter,” said Travis Considine, a spokesman for Dewhurst. “He’s had his staff review the tapes, and he is thankful to learn that the media ...

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