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Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst makes a call. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Lt. Gov David Dewhurst Discusses Controversial Phone Call

Lt. Gov David Dewhurst spoke to the media Saturday for the first time since his controversial phone call to the Allen Police Department a week ago.

08/24/2013

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst testifies on Capitol Hill. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Criticism, Support For Dewhurst After Police Call To Help Relative

It’s a call that gained more attention than Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst may have ever expected. After Allen police arrested his step-niece for shoplifting Dewhurst personally called the police department to help her.

CBS 11–08/22/2013

David Dewhurst

David Dewhurst Calls Police To Try & Free Relative

Demanding to talk to the “most senior police officer you have,” Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst called the Allen Police Department earlier this month to try to spring a relative from jail for alleged shoplifting.

CBS 11–08/21/2013