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Texas Supreme Court declines to revive billionaire’s defamation lawsuit against Beto O’Rourke

Kelcy Warren, a Dallas pipeline billionaire, sued O’Rourke in early 2022, saying the Democrat defamed him with critical comments about his company’s windfall profits after the Texas energy-grid collapse in February 2021.

Kelcy Warren is executive chairman and chairman of the board of directors of Energy Transfer.

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