Webbert says, “We now have direct confirmation that the Governor engaged in blackmail . . .”

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Moore’s description of a chain reaction that would have led to the school’s insolvency was pounced upon by David Webbert, the attorney who is representing Eves in his lawsuit against the governor.

“In short, we now have direct confirmation that the governor engaged in blackmail to get Speaker Eves fired without cause,” Webbert said in an email statement he issued during the committee’s hearing.