Nothing behind senator’s handshake


May 17, 2019 - 5:07 PM

Seems a handshake isn’t what it used to be.

And moderate Republicans are feeling burned in the aftermath of the legislative session, when they took the gesture between Jim Denning, the majority leader of the Senate, and Rep. John Eplee to mean they and Democrats had a deal to have a seat at the table when it comes to crafting Medicaid expansion.

“He shook my hand on that,” Eplee told the Topeka Capital-Journal.

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