Lawmakers in Tennessee have confirmed a controversial appointee to the State Board of Education, despite lawsuits over his company’s sale of ammunition online. Businessman Jordan Mollenhour was confirmed by the Republican-supermajority in a 71-14 vote. Continue reading this story from the Huron Daily Tribune:
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers have confirmed the governor’s appointment of a businessman to the State Board of Education despite lawsuits over his company’s sale of ammunition online, including the bullets used in a mass shooting at a Texas high school.
The Republican-supermajority General Assembly gave its final approval to Jordan Mollenhour in a 71-14 House vote Thursday. The Senate approved the pick last week.