Monday, May 18, 2015

The American Phoenix Foundation declines to say who's paying it to pursue compromising videos of Texas lawmakers. Two conservative lawmakers who separately hired American Phoenix founders Joseph and Hannah Basel say political consultant Luke Macias hired the Basels on their behalf.

Lobby Watch's analysis of the clients of Macias Strategies--and who bankrolls their campaigns--will further feed rumors that American Phoenix is targeting moderate Republican lieutenants of House Speaker Joe Straus--rumors that the group denies.

Dig into the conspiracy and the new Lobby Watch.