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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Mar 27, 2018
Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell, R-Nashville, is calling for the resignation of Rep. David Byrd, R-Waynesboro, over allegations of sexual misconduct, WSMV reports. Three women accused Byrd of inappropriate sexual contact Byrd made toward them when he was serving as their basketball coach more than 30 years ago. The women were teenagers at the time. Byrd has not yet responded to the accusations.