Republican state rep tries to prank Texas Democrats, appears to bring gun to convention

A Houston-area Republican state representative trying to prank Texas Democrats was forced to leave the state Democratic convention in Fort Worth Friday, but not before showing what appeared to be a sidearm.
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A Houston-area Republican state representative trying to prank Texas Democrats was forced to leave the state Democratic convention in Fort Worth Friday, but not before showing what appeared to be a sidearm.

'I think it's funny': Republican prankster booted from Texas Democratic convention

June 22, 2018 08:28 PM

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Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

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