Stopping False Information

Two Kentucky General Assembly leaders are considering a rule change requiring witnesses who testify during legislative committee meetings to be sworn in under oath to stop a potential spread of false information.House Speaker David Osborne and Senate President Robert Stivers said Friday that sometimes witnesses give false statements during meetings and that information often ends up in news reports, The Lexington Herald-Leader reported.The two are considering a rule change that would requite witnesses to be sworn in under oath, possibly subjecting them to a perjury charge if they lie.

Source: MG News

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