Texas GOPer Apologizes For Saying ‘Don’t Try to Jew Them Down’ | Talking Points Memo

Republican State Rep. Larry Taylor of Texas has apologized for saying “don’t try to Jew them down” in a hearing about insurance claims after Hurricane Ike.According to the Quorum Report, in a legislative oversight hearing on Thursday Taylor said that the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association needs to pay its claims on time: “Don’t nitpick, don’t try to Jew them down.” He quickly added: “That’s probably a bad term.”

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