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Dennis Bonnen, presumptive next Texas House speaker, backs removal of Confederate plaque

After Gov. Greg Abbott announced a Jan. 11 gathering of the State Preservation Board, which oversees the Capitol grounds, the likely next Texas House speaker applauded a "meeting to begin the process of removing” the controversial plaque.

The "Children of the Confederacy Creed" plaque has drawn controversy for its denial that preserving slavery was an underlyin…

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