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House committee votes to urge right-wing talk show host Sean Hannity move to TN; Democrat sees ‘another troublemaker’

February 5th, 2014 1:35 pm by Tom Humphrey, Knoxville News-Sentinel

House committee votes to urge right-wing talk show host Sean Hannity move to TN; Democrat sees ‘another troublemaker’

This July 31, 2009 file photo shows Fox News Channel political commentator Sean Hannity speaking in Tyler, Texas. (AP Photo/Dr. Scott M. Lieberman, file)

NASHVILLE – A House committee today approved a Republican-supported resolution urging conservative radio talk show host Sean Hannity to move to Tennessee despite objections of a Democrat who asked, “Why do we want another troublemaker in our state?”

The resolution (HJR642) is sponsored by Rep. Andy Holt, R-Dresden, and comes with Hannity making his plans to relocate from New York a frequent talk show topic.

When the measure came before the House State Government Committee Tuesday, Rep. Johnny Shaw, D-Boliver, first asked Holt for an explanation.

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