Clerk says she was fired for views on justices; Republican lawmaker says that’s not true (DesMoinesRegister)
A Statehouse clerk for a Republican lawmaker says she was fired after posting Facebook messages about keeping politics out of the judicial system, according to the Iowa State Daily student newspaper.
Jessica Bruning told the newspaper she lost her job as a clerk for state Rep. Renee Schulte, R-Cedar Rapids, a lawmaker who was one of 56 House Republicans to sponsor a resolution to amend the state constitution to give Iowans a chance to vote to ban gay marriage.
Two weeks ago, Schulte gave The Des Moines Register a brief statement about Bruning’s assertion, deferring additional questions to House Republican leadership.
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