Reporter Turned Congressional Candidate Brett Shipp Says ‘I Love John Wiley Price' in Response to Snub

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price wasn't impressed with longtime television reporter Brett Shipp's entry into politics, saying his chances of winning the Congressional District 32 seat now held by Pete Sessions was like an ice cube's chances in hell.On Sunday's edition of Lone Star Politics on KXAS-TV (Channel 5), Shipp responded with, well, love."I love John Wiley Price," Shipp said when asked about the commissioner's comments. "He and I have been combatants. No, we have been adversaries for some time."Price and Shipp have clashed over some of Shipp's stories, including pieces in the aftermath of the years-long federal public corruption case against Price. Earlier this year the powerful Democrat was acquitted on bribery charges and a jury was deadlock on tax evasion counts. Federal authorities declined to retry Price on the deadlocked counts.  Continue reading...

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