WHILE YOU WERE EATING TURKEY — Jim Lyons still hasn’t said whether he’s running for Republican state party chair again, but he is making a preemptive strike against one of his potential opponents.
Lyons is seeking to depose Amy Carnevale and other state committee members as part of his lawsuit against party Treasurer Patrick Crowley over access to the party’s bank account. Carnevale, who’s openly mulling a run for chair, received the deposition request the day before Thanksgiving. She’s being asked by Lyons and the state party’s legal counsel, David Carr, to appear at MassGOP headquarters shortly before Christmas to answer questions, according to a copy of the notice reviewed by Playbook. Read more . . .