Rep. Joe Barton addresses employees during the announcement of a new stamping facility in Fort Worth in 2012. Backlash over a leak of video and text messages between Barton and an unidentified woman could trigger a political battle that opens up a long-held Republican seat.
Rep. Joe Barton addresses employees during the announcement of a new stamping facility in Fort Worth in 2012. Backlash over a leak of video and text messages between Barton and an unidentified woman could trigger a political battle that opens up a long-held Republican seat. Ron T. Ennis Fort Worth Star-Telegram archives
Rep. Joe Barton addresses employees during the announcement of a new stamping facility in Fort Worth in 2012. Backlash over a leak of video and text messages between Barton and an unidentified woman could trigger a political battle that opens up a long-held Republican seat. Ron T. Ennis Fort Worth Star-Telegram archives

Barton told woman he would report her to Capitol Police if she exposed his secret sex life

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