Michael Quinn Sullivan Rejects Ethics Commission

Michael Quinn Sullivan, a conservative gadfly and president of Empower Texans, succinctly and emphatically rejected a proposed settlement from the Texas Ethics Commission that was intended to resolve allegations that he failed to file as a registered lobbyist in 2010 and 2011.

In a letter sent Wednesday from his lawyer, Sullivan returned a copy of the proposed deal with the word "NUTS" in red across the last page in place of his signature.

Sullivan explained in a press release that he was alluding to the response that the 101st Airborne Division gave to the Germans' demand for surrender at the ...

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