News site CEO apologizes to former Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant over welfare comments
JACKSON, Miss. — An executive at a news organization has apologized to former Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant for remarks she made about him and the misspending of welfare money that was intended to help some of the poorest people in the U.S. Mississippi Today published the apology from its...
Mississippi Today CEO Apologizes For Saying Phil Bryant ‘Embezzled’ Welfare Funds
Mississippi Today CEO Mary Margaret White apologized today for claiming that former Gov. Phil Bryant “embezzled” welfare funds as part of the State’s $77-million welfare scandal in a note posted on the publication’s website Wednesday. The apology comes after the former governor threatened to sue the news outlet over their CEO’s remarks.
Former Gov. Phil Bryant wants to sue news group over ‘false’ statement
MISSISSIPPI (WCBI) – Former Governor Phil Bryant gave notice he could sue a news organization. The former two-term Republican wanted an apology from Mississippi Today and some of its employees. Bryant claimed CEO Mary Margaret White made a “false” statement about him at a media conference back in February....
Phil Bryant sends notice of intent to sue Mississippi Today for defamation
By Russ Latino, Magnolia Tribune On Monday, Mississippi Today staff received word that reporter Anna Wolfe had won a Pulitzer Prize. The Pulitzer Prize Board said the award was for “revealing how a former Mississippi governor used his office to steer millions of state welfare dollars to benefit his family and friends, including NFL […] The post Phil Bryant sends notice of intent to sue Mississippi Today for defamation appeared first on Daily Leader.
Phil Bryant: Mississippi Today has ten days to retract ‘false, misleading, and defamatory statements’
JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Former Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has sent a letter to news outlet Mississippi Today, demanding they retract and correct “false and defamatory statements” Bryant claims were made by the organization. According to a letter sent to Mississippi Today by Bryant’s attorney’s on Wednesday, they...
Former Gov. Phil Bryant sends notice of lawsuit to online publication Mississippi Today
Former Governor Phil Bryant has written a notice of suit against online publication Mississippi Today after various contradictory statements they have made on podcasts and in person have accused him of embezzling money and other impropriety using state funds intended for welfare. Named in the suit are CEO Mary Margaret...
Former Gov. Phil Bryant releases text messages in connection to the state's largest welfare fraud scandal
Former Gov. Phil Bryant has released text messages and email messages related to a welfare fraud investigation — including money spent on building a university volleyball arena that was pushed by NFL Hall of Famer Brett Favre. The 436 pages of messages were released Thursday. The messages included exchanges...
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