Majority Republicans doubt Moore’s accusers: some reasons why

December 4, 2017

By Bill Britt 
Alabama Political Reporter

A new poll by CBS News finds that 71 percent of Alabama Republicans believe the allegations against Roy Moore are false. Of those surveyed, 92 percent of Republicans who don’t believe the claims against Moore think, “Democrats are behind the charges,” and 88 percent say, “newspapers and the media are behind them.” When reports leave gaps in a story or cite inaccuracies as fact, it’s not surprising that a vast majority of Republicans doubt what they read in the news and hear on television.

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Investigation into Pouncey Smear delivered to Special Prosecution Division

August 14, 2017

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

On Friday last, a package was hand-delivered to the State’s Attorney General’s Office containing the results of two investigations into what is labeled a smear campaign against Dr. Craig Pouncey, by those who plotted to deny him the position of State Education Superintendent.

Delivered directly to the Special Prosecution Division, lead by hard-boiled chief Matt Hart, the dossier encompasses the finds by the Alabama Department of Education conducted by Michael Meyer and the bipartisan Senate committee lead by Senators Gerald Dial (R-Lineville) and Quinton Ross (D-Montgomery).

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Breaking: Bogus Report Leaked By Bentley Cohort To Smear Nemesis

October 1, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERYAlabama Political Reporter confirmed late Friday night that an operative inside Gov. Robert Bentley’s administration leaked a false report to Associated Press (AP) reporter Kim Chandler, smearing former law enforcement chief, Spencer Collier.

Chandler has yet to publish the findings in the trumped-up document, but she has received all the material, according to insiders.

The suspicious report stems from an investigation ordered by the Governor within hours of Collier’s firing.
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Gov. Bentley Among Those Testifying at Montgomery Special Grand Jury

July 14, 2016

 By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—At 8:39 am, Wednesday, Gov. Robert Bentley walked into the Special Grand Jury being held in Montgomery County as Alabama Political Reporter reported yesterday.

Bentley’s entourage included legal counsel David Byrne and one of his personal attorneys, Bill Espy.

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Following the governor was Hal Taylor, chief of staff to former ALEA Secretary Spencer Collier.

After lunch Collier’s replacement Stan Stabler, current ALEA head, entered the special grand jury room.
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